Harvest Report - August 10, 2012
SW

Weather conditions remain favorable for harvest in major wheat producing area in the Pacific Northwest.  This week's 50 soft white samples consist of 81% from north central Oregon, 15% from northeastern Oregon, and 4% from western Oregon.  This week's limited number of samples average good test weight at 60.8 lb/bu (79.9 kg/hl), slightly down from 61.1 lb/bu (80.3 kg/hl) last week; low moisture content at 10.5%; medium protein at 9.6%, slightly higher from 9.4% last week; and slightly low falling number value at 313 seconds, slightly up from 305 last week.  Note that these data are based on a small number of samples.
Soft White
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
%
This Week
91
330
10.5
9.6
10.9
0.5
37.9
313
1 SW
60.8
79.9
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.5
Last Week
41
330
10.5
9.4
10.7
0.4
37.9
305
1 SW
61.1
80.3
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.5
2011 Final
395
330
9.7
9.2
10.5
0.7
36.0
306
1 SW
60.9
80.1
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.7