Harvest Report - August 27, 2010
Durum
As of August 22, the North Dakota Agricultural Statistics Service Office reports that harvest is 19% complete, compared to 4% complete at this time last year, and compared to a five year average of 38% complete at this time of year. As of August 27, the average test weight is 60.6 lb/bu (78.9 kg/hl) and the average dockage is 1.1%. The average wheat protein content is 12.4%, and the average falling number is 420 seconds, indicating a sound crop thus far. There is not yet any preliminary grading information.


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
14
108
12.0
12.4
1.1
39.8
420.0
60.6
78.9
Last Week
2009 Final
116
121
11.9
13.4
1.1
42.3
411
1 HAD
61.7
80.3
0.0
0.1
0.8
0.9