March '07 farming, natural resources and energy

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Friday, June 01, 2007

All "latest" numbers are for March 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 (April) $5.97 $5.67 $3.62 64.9%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (April) 125 141 120 4.2%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (April) 127 146 123 3.3%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (April) 121 120 112 8.0%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (April) $287 $282 $367 -21.8%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,327 1,311 1,671 -20.6%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours 1,687 1,817 1,655.0 1.9%


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