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June '06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Tuesday, August 01, 2006

All "latest" numbers are for June 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 $3.80 $3.79 $3.86 -1.6%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) 121 134 118 2.5%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) 127 143 120 5.8%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) 110 110 115 -4.3%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite $326 $354 $401 -18.7%

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

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours 1,495 1,465 1,447.6 1.2%

Natural gas NW Natural, million therms (May) 73.2 94.7 71.4 2.5%

 

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