October '06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Monday, January 01, 2007

All "latest" numbers are for October 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 (November) $4.96 $4.97 $3.46 43.4%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (November) 139 130 139 0.0%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (November) 150 137 147 2.0%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (November) 112 114 119 -5.9%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (November) $275 $278 $359 -23.4%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,460 1,367 1,682 -13.2%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours 1,473 1,613 1,446.6 11.5%

Natural gas NW Natural, million therms (September) 66.4 62.4 63.8 4.1%

 

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