Harvest Report - September 14, 2007
HRS
The hard red spring wheat harvest and sample collections are complete for 2007 and this will be the final weekly update. Average wheat protein for the region is 14.8% which is down slightly from last year's final of 15.2%, but higher than the five-year average of 14.4%. Average wheat protein by state: Minnesota (13.8%), Montana (15.5%), North Dakota (14.6%), and South Dakota (14.9%). Regional protein distribution shows that 53% of the crop is greater than 14.5% protein. Average test weight is 60.8 lb/bu (80.0 kg/hl) which is higher than the five-year average of 60.3 lb/bu ( 79.3 kg/hl). The average falling number is 438 seconds. Average DHV is 86% making the average grade of the crop 1 DNS.


Hard Red Spring
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
%
DHV*
%
2007 Final
343
342
12.0
14.8
1.1
30.0
438
1 DNS
60.8
80.0
0.0
0.1
1.2
1.3
Last Week
326
342
12.1
14.7
1.1
30.1
438
1 DNS
60.8
80.0
0.0
0.1
1.2
1.3
2006 Final
341
340
11.5
14.9
1.0
28.8
436
1 DNS
60.0
78.9
0.0
0.1
1.5
1.6