Harvest Report - September 14, 2007
Durum
As of September 9, according to the North Dakota Agricultural Statistics Service office, durum harvest was 88% complete, compared to 95% for last year and 70% for the five-year average. As of September 12, the average test weight was 59.9 lb/bu (78.0 kg/hl), protein content was 15.1%, damaged kernels were 0.4%, total defects were 2.0%, slightly higher than last week. The average shrunken and broken kernels were 1.5%, lower than last week's average of 1.6%. There were no other significant changes from last week.


Durum
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
%
HVAC*
%
This Week
101
122
12.1
15.1
1.7
34.8
400
2 HAD
59.9
78.0
0.1
0.4
1.5
2.0
Last Week
84
122
12.1
15.0
1.7
34.9
401
2 HAD
59.8
77.9
0.1
0.2
1.6
1.9
2006 Final
121
121
11.5
15.5
1.8
32.4
408
2 HAD
59.7
77.8
0.1
0.2
1.9
2.2