Harvest Report - September 5, 2008
SW
The 2008 Pacific Northwest soft white wheat harvest progress in Washington and Idaho are now more than two weeks behind last year, whereas Oregon harvest is essentially finished. This week’s sample averages had the following changes and similarities from last week: test weight decreased 0.1 percentage point to 59.1 lb/bu (77.7 kg/hl), moisture content increased 0.1 percentage point to 9.2 percent, protein increased 0.1 percentage point to 11.2 percent, and falling number value stayed similar at 324 seconds.


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
%
This Week
309
330
9.3
11.2
0.7
33.1
324
2 SW
59.1
77.7
0.1
0.1
0.9
1.1
Last Week
279
330
9.2
11.1
0.7
32.9
329
2 SW
59.2
77.9
0.1
0.0
0.9
1.0
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