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February '09 farming, natural resources and energy

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Friday, May 01, 2009

All "latest" numbers are for February 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 (March) $5.53 $5.68 $12.00 -53.9%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (March) 134 134 138 -2.9%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (March) 141 143 141 0.0%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (March) 104 105 127 -18.1%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (March) $195 $199 $239 -18.4%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 772 775 1,040 -25.8%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (March) 1,677 1,736 1,732.4 -3.2%
 

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