July ’06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators



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All “latest” numbers are for July 2006 unless otherwise noted.Latest MonthPrevious MonthPrevious YearAnnual Change
Farming/natural resources/energy
Wheat price No.1 soft white, at Portland, per bushel$3.86$3.80$3.694.6%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%)1281261243.2%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%)1361351286.3%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%)109110114-4.4%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite$313$326$380-17.6%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet (June)1,6121,5801,659-2.8%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours1,5611,4951,465.82.0%

Natural gas NW Natural, million therms58.462.659.4-1.7%