Oregon commodities heat up

| Print |  Email
Friday, June 01, 2007

Agricultural commodities have enjoyed rising prices during the last few years. The index of prices received for all farm products rose 5% for the year ending April 2007; and compared to the year ending April 2003, it rose 21%.  However, due to declines in wheat, seeds, fruits and vegetables, the estimated value of Oregon agricultural exports  in 2005 fell 2%, after two years of growth. In terms of 2005 value, Oregon-produced grapes surpassed cherries, which fell below eggs  and blackberries. Greenhouse and nursery products remained the No. 1 commodity, growing to $877 million, followed by cattle expanding to $521 million, milk falling to $355 million, grass seed expanding to $349 million, and hay growing to $268 million in value. 0607Indicators1.gif

0607Indicators2.gif0607Indicators3.gif

 

Have an opinion? E-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

More Articles

Oregon Business expands events portfolio

The Latest
Friday, March 27, 2015
htctfacebookBY OB STAFF

New events series brings magazine to life.


Read more...

Foundations perspective

May 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
BY KIM MOORE

A conversation with Martha Richards, executive director of the James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation.


Read more...

5 highlights from the Angel Oregon Showcase

The Latest
Thursday, April 23, 2015
IMG 5069BY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

The entrepreneurial spirit was alive and well at the Oregon Angel showcase, an annual event for angel investors and early stage entrepreneurs.


Read more...

European Vacation

Guest Blog
Thursday, April 23, 2015
norristhumbBY JASON NORRIS | GUEST BLOGGER

There are winners and losers with a strengthening U.S. dollar.


Read more...

It's a Man's Man's Man's World

May 2015
Friday, April 24, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Male tech workers speak out on the industry's gender troubles.


Read more...

Oregon businesses face destruction from future earthquake

The Latest
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
htctthumb1BY KIM MOORE | RESEARCH EDITOR

An earthquake would completely destroy many Oregon businesses, highlighting the urgent need for the private and public sectors to collaborate on shoring up disaster preparedness, said panelists at an Oregon Business breakfast summit today.


Read more...

3 trends in the garden business

The Latest
Thursday, April 30, 2015
gardenthumbBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

Oregonians are scrambling to get their gardens in order for the summer. Here are three tips from landscaping and urban farming expert.


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