August '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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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%

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