Harvest Report - September 9, 2011
Durum
As of September 4, the durum harvest is 32% complete, up from 13% last week, but behind 48% at this time last year and the five-year average of 63%. The average test weight is 58.8 lb/bu (76.6 kg/hl) lower than the 2010 average test weight of 60.2 (78.4 kg/hl). The average dockage is 1.7% and average protein is 14.1%, higher than last year's 0.9% and 13.3%, respectively. The average falling number is 389 seconds.


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
24
111
11.5
14.1
16.0
1.2
34.1
389
2 HAD
58.8
76.6
0.1
2.0
2.3
4.4
Last Week
0
2010 Final
111
121
11.9
13.3
15.1
0.9
40.2
381
1 HAD
60.2
78.4
0.1
0.5
1.0
1.6