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July '06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Friday, September 01, 2006

All "latest" numbers are for July 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 $3.86 $3.80 $3.69 4.6%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) 128 126 124 3.2%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) 136 135 128 6.3%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) 109 110 114 -4.4%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite $313 $326 $380 -17.6%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet (June) 1,612 1,580 1,659 -2.8%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours 1,561 1,495 1,465.8 2.0%

Natural gas NW Natural, million therms 58.4 62.6 59.4 -1.7%

 

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