Harvest Report - September 7, 2007
HRS
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.


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
326
342
12.1
14.7
1.1
30.1
438
1 DNS
60.8
80.0
0.0
0.1
1.2
1.3
Last Week
279
330
12.0
14.8
1.1
30.1
441
1 DNS
60.8
80.0
0.0
0.1
1.2
1.3
2006 Final
341
340
11.5
14.9
1.0
28.8
436
1 DNS
60.0
78.9
0.0
0.1
1.5
1.6