Home Back Issues November 2008 August '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

August '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

| Print |  Email
Archives - November 2008
Saturday, November 01, 2008

All "latest" numbers are for August 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 (September) $6.91 $8.23 $8.88 -22.2%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (September) 168 167 147 14.3%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (September) 181 184 151 19.9%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (September) 126 128 132 -4.5%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (September) $272 $282 $276 -1.4%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 1,108 1,167 1,514 -26.8%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (September) 1,627 1,668 1,583.8 2.7%

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

 

More Articles

Powerlist: Colleges and Universities

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

A conversation about higher education with the presidents of the University of Oregon and Clackamas Community College, followed by September's powerlist.


Read more...

True Blood

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY JOE ROJAS-BURKE

Antibiotics really aren’t magic bullets.


Read more...

College Conundrum

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

University and college tuition fees have been rising for more than a decade, while state funds for higher education have steadily declined.


Read more...

Buyer's Remorse

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Parents and students paying for college today are like homeowners who bought a house just before the housing bubble burst.


Read more...

A Good Leap Forward

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Agriculture businesses ramp up to meet international demand as workforce and succession challenges loom.


Read more...

Private liberal arts education: superior outcomes, competitive price

Contributed Blogs
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
0826 thumb collegemoneyBY DEBRA RINGOLD | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Why has six years become an acceptable investment in public undergraduate education that over-promises and underperforms?


Read more...

College Hacker

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY KLINT FINLEY

Treehouse CEO Ryan Carson builds a 21st-century trade school.


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