December ’06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators



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All “latest” numbers are for December 2006 unless otherwise noted.Latest MonthPrevious MonthPrevious YearAnnual Change
Farming/natural resources/energy
Wheat price No.1 soft white, at Portland, per bushel (Jan. ’07)$4.96$4.94$3.4643.4%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (Jan. ’07)14614912913.2%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (Jan. ’07)16016313419.4%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) ((Jan. ’07)113105119-5.0%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (Jan. ’07)$295$288$382-22.8%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet1,1321,2081,425-20.6%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours1,7551,5701,712.82.5%


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