04/06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Thursday, June 01, 2006

All "latest" numbers are for April 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 (May) $3.79 $3.62 $3.91 -3.1%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (May) 133 147 118 12.7%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (May) 143 156 118 21.2%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (May) 109 112 117 -6.8%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (May) $354 $367 $386 -8.3%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,482 1,676 1,643 -9.8%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours 1,524.9 1,655.0 1,484.1 2.7%

Natural gas NW Natural, million therms 94.7 129.9 99.6 -4.9%

 

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