Harvest Report - September 8, 2006
Durum
The 2006 durum harvest continues ahead of last year and the five-year average. As of September 3, according to the North Dakota Agricultural Statistics Service office, harvest was 91% complete, ahead of 68% for last year and 56% for the five-year average. As of September 7, the average test weight was 59.4 lb/bu (77.4 kg/hl), up from 59.0 lb/bu (76.9 kg/hl) last week. There were no other significant changes from 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
96
121
11.4
15.7
1.9
31.3
411
2 HAD
59.4
77.4
0.0
0.1
2.2
2.3
Last Week
71
121
11.3
15.9
1.9
30.7
413
2 HAD
59.0
76.9
0.0
0.1
2.1
2.2