Harvest Report - September 17, 2010
Durum
As of September 12, according to the North Dakota Agriculture Statistics Service Office, harvest was 64% complete, compared to 38% last year, and the five year average of 78%. As of September 17, the average test weight was 60.5 lb/bu (78.7 kg/hl). The average dockage was 0.9%, unchanged from last week. The average wheat protein content remained the same at 13.0%, and the average falling number remained high at 437. The average grade was 1 HAD.


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*
%
This Week
59
108
11.7
13.0
0.9
39.6
437
1HAD
60.5
78.7
0.0
0.2
0.9
1.1
Last Week
46
108
11.7
13.0
0.9
39.3
440
1HAD
60.4
78.7
0.0
0.2
1.0
1.2
2009 Final
116
121
11.9
13.4
1.1
42.3
411
1 HAD
61.7
80.3
0.0
0.1
0.8
0.9