February '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

February '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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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