Harvest Report - October 12, 2012
Durum
The 2012 crop has a higher test weight, thousand-kernel weight, and protein content than did the 2011 crop. The 2012 crop averaged a 1 HAD with a 60.4 lb/bu (78.7 kg/hl) test weight and 87% HVAC. Low kernel moisture content (10.9%) and high falling number (444 seconds) reflect the favorable weather conditions that occurred throughout the durum harvest.


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*
%
2013 Final
118
118
10.9
14.7
16.7
0.8
36.1
444
1 HAD
60.4
78.7
0.0
0.3
1.3
1.6
87.0
Last Week
109
122
11.0
14.7
16.7
0.9
36.2
440
1 HAD
60.3
78.5
0.0
0.3
1.3
1.7
86.0
2011 Final
105
111
11.7
13.9
15.7
1.1
35.5
387
2 HAD
59.3
77.3
0.0
0.8
1.9
2.7
89.1