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July '07 farming, natural resources and energy

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Monday, October 01, 2007
All "latest" numbers are for July 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 (August) $6.91 $6.36 $3.97 74.1%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (August) 139 142 129 7.8%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (August) 144 148 136 5.9%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (August) 129 128 112 15.2%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (August) $289 $302 $296 -2.4%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,310 1,408 1,489 -12.0%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (August) 1,659 1,575 1,606.0 3.3%

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