05/06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators



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All “latest” numbers are for May 2006 unless otherwise noted.Latest MonthPrevious MonthPrevious YearAnnual Change
Farming/natural resources/energy
Wheat price No.1 soft white, at Portland, per bushel$3.79$3.62$3.91-3.1%

All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%)13314711812.7%

All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%)14315611821.2%

Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%)109112117-6.8%

Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite$354$367$386-8.3%

Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet (April)1,4821,6761,643-9.8%

Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours1,464.61,524.91,417.83.3%

Natural gas NW Natural, million therms73.294.771.42.5%