03/06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Thursday, June 01, 2006

All "latest" numbers are for March 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 (April) $3.62 $3.59 $3.92 -7.7%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (April) 147 148 120 22.5%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (April) 156 156 122 27.9%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (April) 111 114 115 -3.5%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (April) $367 $369 $404 -9.2%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,676 1,480 1,781 -5.9%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours 1,655.0 1,787.3 1,648.1 0.4%

Natural gas NW Natural, million therms 129.9 140.4 105.0 23.7%


NA = Data not available. Sources: Farm products, U.S. Department of Agriculture; lumber production, Western Wood Products Association.

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