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March '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Sunday, June 01, 2008
All "latest" numbers are for March 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 (April) $10.26 $12.00 $5.97 71.9%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (April) 136 134 131 3.8%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (April) 140 135 134 4.5%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (April) 123 127 123 0.0%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (April) $251 $239 $287 -12.5%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,123 1,025 1,377 -18.4%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (April) 1,606 1,732 1,553.2 3.4%

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