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August '07 farming, natural resources and energy

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Thursday, November 01, 2007
All "latest" numbers are for August 2007 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 (September) $8.88 $6.91 $4.27 108.0%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (September) 148 139 141 5.0%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (September) 154 144 149 3.4%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (September) 130 128 114 14.0%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (September) $276 $289 $292 -5.5%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,463 1,313 1,605 -8.8%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (September) 1,584 1,659 1,612.6 -1.8%


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