April '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

April '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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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