Home Archives April 2008 January '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

January '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

| Print |  Email
Tuesday, April 01, 2008
All "latest" numbers are for January 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 (February) $12.46 $14.33 $5.29 135.5%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (February) 134 157 139 -3.6%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (February) 137 170 147 -6.8%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (February) 125 127 115 8.7%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (February) $244 $249 $287 -15.0%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,163 981 1,383 -15.9%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (February) 1,771 1,912 1,817.4 -2.6%

Send comments to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

More Articles

Powerlist: Meeting perspectives

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

BY BRANDON SAWYER

A conversation about the event-planning industry with sales directors from McMenamins and the Portland Art Museum. 


Read more...

Wheel man

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

Les Schwab has put a premium on customer service since 1952, when legendary namesake Les Schwab founded the company with one store in Prineville. (Schwab died in 2007.) But if the corporate principles remain essentially the same, the world around this iconic Oregon business has changed dramatically.


Read more...

Speeding up science

News
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
02.25.14 Thumbnail MedwasteBY JOE ROJAS-BURKE | OB BLOGGER

The medical research enterprise wastes tens of billions of dollars a year on irrelevant studies. It’s time to fix it.


Read more...

Spreading the wealth

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
HiResBY PAIGE PARKER

A money management firm broadens its reach. 


Read more...

Video: Kickstarting Oregon business

News
Thursday, March 27, 2014
02.04.14 Thumbnail VideoBY JESSICA RIDGWAY | OB WEB EDITOR

Watch this OB Original Video about three Oregon companies and how crowd-funding "kickstarted" their business ideas.


Read more...

How to handle the unexpected

Contributed Blogs
Friday, March 28, 2014
03.28.14 thumb disasterBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

The next mysterious (or disastrous) event could be one that you or your team might suddenly need to respond to, probably under intense scrutiny.


Read more...

Tech makes the world go round

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, March 20, 2014
03.20.14 thumb internetBY JASON NORRIS | GUEST BLOGGER

I don’t think anyone can (or should) remember what it was like to get things done without the internet. This milestone in technology has certainly benefited brick-and-mortar companies and subsequently launched a new era of businesses.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS