Home Back Issues March 2009 December '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

December '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

| Print |  Email
Archives - March 2009
Sunday, March 01, 2009
MARCH 2009: INDICATORS, THE STATE WE'RE IN

All "latest" numbers are for December 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 (January) $5.76 $5.28 $14.33 -59.8%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (January) 144 156 148 -2.7%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (January) 157 171 156 0.6%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (January) 113 112 127 -11.0%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (January) $198 $213 $249 -20.5%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 697 828 1,019 -31.6%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (January) 1,929 1,721 1,911.5 0.9%

Send comments to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

More Articles

Measure 91: What Oregon Businesses Need to Know

Contributed Blogs
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
91 thumbBY DIANE BUISMAN

Some common misconceptions employers have about marijuana.


Read more...

The Rail Baron

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

Oil is gushing out of the U.S. and Canada, and much of it is coming from places that don’t have pipeline infrastructure. So it’s being shipped by rail.


Read more...

What I'm Reading

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Kim Ierian, President of Concorde Career Colleges, and Deborah Edward, Executive Director of Business for Culture & the Arts, share their recent reads.


Read more...

Constant Contact

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

To prevent burnout, companies are banning email and after-hours communications. But is the 24-hour workday here to stay?


Read more...

OB Poll: Wineries and groceries

News
Friday, October 24, 2014

24-winethumbA majority of respondents agreed: Local vineyards should remain Oregon-owned and quality is the most important factor when determining where to eat or buy groceries.


Read more...

The 100 Best Companies survey is open

News
Friday, October 24, 2014

100-best-logo-2015 500pxw-1How does your workplace stack up against competitors? How can you improve workplace practices to help recruit and retain employees? Find out by taking our 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon survey!


Read more...

How to add positivity to your team

Contributed Blogs
Friday, September 12, 2014
happy-seo-orlando-clientsBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

I often talk about what leaders can do. What about followers? If you’re a team member and you’d like to add positivity to your team, what might you do?


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS