Harvest Report - August 27, 2010
HRS
Producers made good harvest progress in the HRS wheat growing region with mostly warm and dry conditions. Approximately 52% of the spring wheat samples have been collected and analyzed for quality.  Harvest and sample collection is almost complete in South Dakota. Most of the samples collected have been from the eastern part of the region with samples starting to arrive from the western  part. Average test weight is down slightly from last week but equal to last year's average.  The average protein is unchanged from last week.  The falling number average is 390 seconds indicating a sound wheat crop.   The grading data is unchanged from last week and is similar to last year's final values .


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*
%
This Week
157
300
12.7
13.9
0.9
32.1
390
1NS
61.8
81.3
0.1
0.6
0.7
Last Week
86
300
12.6
13.9
0.6
32.7
394
1NS
62.0
81.5
0.1
0.6
0.7
2009 Final
310
315
12.8
13.4
0.9
34.2
386
1 NS
62.0
81.5
0.0
0.2
0.7
0.9