Harvest Report - September 24, 2010
Durum
As of September 19, according to the North Dakota Agricultural Statistics Service Office, harvest was 71% complete, compared to 64% last year, and the five year average of 88%. As of September 24, the average test weight was 60.6 lb/bu (78.9 kg/hl). The average dockage was 0.9%, unchanged from last week. The average wheat protein content was 13.2%, and the average falling number was 418. The average grade was 1 HAD.


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
78
108
11.7
13.2
0.9
39.7
418
1HAD
60.6
78.9
0.0
0.2
1.0
1.1
Last Week
59
108
11.7
13.0
0.9
39.6
437
1HAD
60.5
78.7
0.0
0.2
0.9
1.1
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