Harvest Report - September 21, 2007
HRS
The hard red spring wheat harvest and sample collections are complete for 2007. 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
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
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