February '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Thursday, May 01, 2008
All "latest" numbers are for February 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 (March) $12.00 $12.46 $5.67 111.6%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (March) 132 137 145 -9.0%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (March) 133 140 151 -11.9%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (March) 128 128 122 4.9%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (March) $239 $244 $282 -15.2%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,025 1,166 1,365 -24.9%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (March) 1,732 1,771 1,686.8 2.7%

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