Harvest Report - September 7, 2007
SW
The soft white harvest is now complete and this is the final weekly report. A total of 293 SW samples were received and tested, which is 16 percentage points less than last year at 349 samples. Moisture and protein remained the same at 9.3% and 10.2%, respectively, the same as last week. Other data essentially stayed the same as last week. The following changes were observed for the 2007 SW crop when compared to last year's averages. Wheat moisture content increased to 9.3% from 8.9% last year. Wheat protein decreased to 10.2% from 10.5% last year. Falling number value was about the same at 331 seconds. Thousand kernel weight increased slightly to 35.5 gm from 34.1 gm last year. Whole meal wet gluten content decreased slightly to 22.7% from 23.4% as a result of lower protein content.


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
%
2007 Final
293
410
9.3
10.2
0.6
35.5
331
1 SW
60.0
78.9
0.1
0.1
0.9
1.1
Last Week
280
410
9.3
10.2
0.6
35.7
330
1 SW
60.0
79.0
0.1
0.1
0.8
1.0
2006 Final
349
410
8.9
10.5
0.7
34.1
335
1 SW
60.2
79.2
0.0
0.0
0.9
1.0