Harvest Report - July 31, 2009
SW
The soft white wheat harvest is ahead in Idaho and Oregon, but Washington is behind compared to last year. Weather conditions are favorable for harvest in the Pacific Northwest. This week's 56 soft white samples consist of 49 percent from western, north central, and southeastern Washington and 44 percent from north central and northeastern Oregon. This week's limited number of sample averages indicated good test weight at 59.8 lb/bu (78.6 kg/hl), low moisture content at 8.8 percent, medium protein at 10.0 percent, and falling number value was at 295 seconds.


Soft White
WHEAT DATA
GRADE FACTORS
Samples
Test Weight
Tested
Expected
Moisture
%
Protein
%
DryBasis Protein*
Dockage
%
TKW
(gm)
FN
(sec)
Grade
lb/bu
kg/hl
FM%
Damage
%
S&B
%
Defects
%
This Week
56
330
8.8
10.0
0.5
33.1
295
2 SW
59.8
78.6
0.1
0.0
0.8
1.0
Last Week
2008 Final
367
330
9.6
11.2
0.7
33.0
321
2 SW
58.9
77.6
0.1
0.1
0.9
1.1