|Hard red spring harvest in the region is nearly complete at 96% which is ahead of the five-year average of 80%. Little change was made to this week's averages. Ninety-five percent of the samples have been collected and analyzed for wheat quality in this report. Average wheat protein is 14.7% which is slightly higher than the five-year average of 14.4%. Average test weight is 60.8 lb/bu (80.0 kg/hl), higher than last year's final average of 60.1 lb/bu (79.1 kg/hl). Falling number average remains over 400 seconds indicating sound wheat. Average DHV is 86% making the average grade of the crop at this time 1 DNS.|
Next week's report will be the last weekly harvest update for this year.