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January '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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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%

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