March '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

March '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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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