June '06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

June '06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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%