November '06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Thursday, February 01, 2007

All "latest" numbers are for November 2006 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 (December) $4.94 $4.96 $3.44 43.6%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (December) 147 140 142 3.5%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (December) 160 151 151 6.0%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (December) 106 112 115 -7.8%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (December) $288 $275 $365 -21.1%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,208 1,460 1,516 -20.3%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours 1,570 1,473 1,514.8 3.6%


 

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