April '07 farming, natural resources and energy

| Print |  Email
Sunday, July 01, 2007
All "latest" numbers are for April 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 (May) $5.78 $5.97 $3.79 52.5%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (May) 128 128 120 6.7%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (May) 128 130 124 3.2%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (May) 126 122 110 14.5%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (May) $287 $287 $354 -18.9%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,373 1,327 1,475 -6.9%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours 1,553 1,687 1,524.9 1.9%


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

 

More Articles

Best Foot Forward

July/August 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY CHRIS NOBLE

Whether you're stepping out to work or onto the track, Pacific Northwest shoe companies have you covered.


Read more...

Storyteller in Chief: Power Player

September 2015
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
BY LINDA WESTON

In 1996, after a 17-year career in the destination marketing industry, where I gained national standing as the CEO of the Convention & Visitors Association of Lane County, I was recruited by the founders of a new professional basketball league for women. The American Basketball League (ABL) hoped to leverage the success of the 1996 USA women’s national team at the Atlanta Olympics — much like USA Soccer is now leveraging the U.S. Women’s National Team’s victory in the World Cup. The ABL wanted a team in Portland, and they wanted me to be its general manager.


Read more...

Farm in a Box

July/August 2015
Friday, July 10, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER

Most of the food Americans consume is trucked in from hundreds of miles away. Eric Wilson, co-founder and CEO of Gro-volution, wants to change that. So this past spring, the Air Force veteran and former greenhouse manager started work on an alternative farming system he claims is more efficient than conventional agriculture, and also shortens the distance between the consumer and the farm.


Read more...

Business School

September 2015
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Training, from the mundane to the sublime, bolsters companies and workers in an uncertain world.


Read more...

Is there life beyond Reed?

September 2015
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
BY GARY THILL | PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

A storied institution climbs down from the ivory tower.


Read more...

Store Bought

July/August 2015
Friday, July 10, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER

Market of Choice is on a tear. In 2012 the 35-year-old Eugene-based grocery chain opened a central kitchen/distribution center in its hometown. The market opened a third Portland store in the Cedar Mill neighborhood this year; a Bend outpost broke ground in March. A fourth Portland location is slated for the inner southeast “LOCA” development, a mixed-use project featuring condos and retail. Revenues in 2014 were $175 million, a double-digit increase over 2013. CEO Rick Wright discusses growth, market trends and how he keeps new “foodie” grocery clerks happy.


Read more...

Baby. Boom!

September 2015
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER

A new co-working model disrupts office sharing, child care and work-life balance as we know it.


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