Harvest Report - September 24, 2010
HRS
Harvest and sample collection progress continues to be slow this week because of rain showers in the Hard Red Spring wheat growing region. Approximately 90% of the spring wheat samples have been collected and analyzed for quality. The majority of the samples remaining to be collected are from Montana where harvest is 64% complete. The falling number average is 399 seconds indicating a sound wheat crop. Sample collection should be complete next week.


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
274
300
12.5
13.9
1.0
31.7
399
1NS
61.5
80.9
0.0
0.1
0.9
1.0
Last Week
248
300
12.6
14.0
1.0
31.7
400
1NS
61.6
81.0
0.0
0.1
0.9
1.0
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