September '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

September '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators


All "latest" numbers are for September 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 (October) $5.33 $6.91 $9.94 -46.4%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (October) 149 167 139 7.2%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (October) 167 180 145 15.2%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (October) 104 126 126 -17.5%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (October) $234 $272 $263 -11.0%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,108 1,108 1,208 -8.3%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (October) 1,502 1,627 1,465.6 2.5%

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