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April '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Tuesday, July 01, 2008
All "latest" numbers are for April 2008 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
FARMING/NATURAL RESOURCES/ENERGY
Wheat price No.1 soft white, at Portland, per bushel $10.26 $12.00 $5.97 71.9%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (May) 137 137 131 4.6%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (May) 142 140 133 6.8%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (May) 124 123 126 -1.6%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (May) $279 $251 $287 -2.8%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,243 1,130 1,390 -10.6%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (May) 1,499 1,606 1,487.3 0.8%

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