January '09 farming, natural resources and energy

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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

All "latest" numbers are for January 2009 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) $5.68 $5.76 $12.46 -54.4%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (February) 134 147 141 -5.0%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (February) 143 162 146 -2.1%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (February) 104 112 127 -18.1%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (February) $199 $198 $244 -18.4%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 775 699 1,193 -35.0%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (February) 1,736 1,929 1,770.6 -1.9%

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