Harvest Report - September 19, 2008
HRW
Analysis of hard red winter was complete as of August 22. A total of 386 samples were collected and evaluated. The preliminary data suggests that the quality of this year’s crop is above average. Both protein and test weight are higher compared to last year, with average increases of 0.7% and 0.5 lb/bu, respectively. Dockage is down 0.2%, the falling number value is holding steady at 432, and the grade has increased to a US # 1.


Hard Red Winter
WHEAT DATA
GRADE FACTORS
Samples
Test Weight
Tested
Expected
Moisture
%
Protein
%
Dry Basis Protein*
Dockage
%
TKW
(gm)
FN
(sec)
Grade
lb/bu
kg/hl
FM%
Damage
%
S&B
%
Defects
%
2008 Final
386
360
11.2
12.3
0.6
30.6
432
1 HRW
60.2
79.3
0.1
0.3
1.0
1.6
Last Week
386
360
11.2
12.3
0.6
30.6
432
1 HRW
60.2
79.3
0.1
0.3
1.0
1.6
2007 Final
367
400
11.5
11.6
0.7
29.4
413
2 HRW
59.7
78.6
0.1
0.5
1.6
2.2