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September '06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Friday, December 01, 2006

All "latest" numbers are for September 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 $4.27 $3.97 $3.46 23.4%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) 139 127 132 5.3%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) 147 133 136 8.1%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) 114 112 117 -2.6%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite $292 $296 $396 -26.3%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet (August) 1,570 1,455 1,719 -8.7%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours 1,613 1,606 1,572.8 2.1%

Natural gas NW Natural, million therms 66.4 62.4 63.8 4.1%

 

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