February '07 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

February '07 farming, natural resources and energy indicators


All "latest" numbers are for February 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 (March) $5.67 $5.29 $3.59 57.9%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (March) 140 137 123 13.8%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (March) 146 144 125 16.8%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (March) 119 114 115 3.5%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (March) $282 $287 $369 -23.6%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,311 1,324 1,474 -11.1%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours 1,817 1,852 1,787.3 1.7%



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