October 2008 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Thursday, January 01, 2009
JANUARY 2009: INDICATORS, THE STATE WE'RE IN

All "latest" numbers are for October 2008 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 (November) $5.23 $5.33 $10.05 -48.0%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (November) 158 154 149 6.0%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (November) 171 169 158 8.2%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (November) 118 119 126 -6.3%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (November) $224 $234 $262 -14.5%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,111 1,108 1,403 -20.8%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (November) 1,543 1,502 1,576.2 -2.1%

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