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01/06 Agriculture, forest products and energy statistics

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Saturday, April 01, 2006
All "latest" month numbers for January 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 (February) $3.54 $3.46 $3.92 -9.7%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (February) 141 128 112 25.9%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (February) 149 131 113 31.9%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (February) 113 118 112 0.9%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (February) $379 $382 $420 -9.8%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,631 1,432 1,641 -0.6%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours 1,863.0 1,712.8 1,845.3 1.0%

Natural gas NW Natural, million therms 138.8 158.2 145.2 -4.4%

 

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