Harvest Report - August 6, 2010
SW
The soft white wheat harvest is behind in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington compared to last year. Weather conditions are favorable for harvest in the Pacific Northwest. The first week's 24 soft white samples consist of 62% from western, north central, and northeastern Oregon and 33% from north central and southeastern Washington. This week's limited number of sample averages indicated good test weight at 60.8 lb/bu (80.0 kg/hl), low moisture content at 9.1%, medium protein at 9.9%, and sound falling number value at 330 seconds.


Soft White
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
%
This Week
24
330
9.1
9.9
0.4
37.8
330
1SWH
60.8
80.0
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.5
Last Week
2009 Final
354
330
9.3
10.3
0.7
33.1
324
2 SW
59.8
78.7
0.1
0.1
0.8
0.9