Harvest Report - September 30, 2011
Durum
Good harvest conditions continued this week. As of September 25, the durum harvest in ND was 92% complete and harvest in MT was 76% complete. As of September 29, the average grade was 2 HAD. Total defects were 2.8%, down from 3.2% for last week. Overall, grain quality was similar to 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
90
111
11.7
13.9
15.7
1.0
36.1
387
2 HAD
59.3
77.3
0.0
1.0
1.8
2.8
88.7
Last Week
66
111
11.8
13.9
15.8
1.1
36.1
392
2 HAD
59.4
77.3
0.1
1.1
2.0
3.2
88.3
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