Harvest Report - September 10, 2010
HRS
Harvest progress continues to be slow this week because of rain showers in the HRS wheat growing region. Approximately 79% of the spring wheat samples have been collected and analyzed for quality. Sample collection is complete in South Dakota, Minnesota, South Central and South Eastern North Dakota. The majority of the samples yet to be collected are from Montana where harvest is only 38% complete. The falling number average is 398 seconds indicating a sound wheat crop.


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
238
300
12.6
14.0
0.9
31.7
398
1NS
61.6
81.0
0.0
0.1
0.9
1.0
Last Week
193
300
12.6
14.0
0.9
32.0
394
1NS
61.7
81.1
0.1
0.8
0.9
2009 Final
310
315
12.8
13.4
0.9
34.2
386
1 NS
62.0
81.5
0.0
0.2
0.7
0.9