Harvest Report - September 16, 2011
SW
The Pacific Northwest wheat harvest is nearly complete in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Weather continues to be favorable for harvest. This week’s 48 soft white samples consist of 55% from north central and eastern Washington, 30% from northern and southern Idaho, and 25% from Oregon. This week’s weighted averages indicate test weight at 60.9 lb/bu (80.0 kg/hl), up from 60.7 lb/bu (79.9 kg/hl) last week; moisture content at 9.7%, unchanged from last week; protein content at 9.1%, unchanged from last week; and falling number value at 307 seconds, essentially unchanged from last week.


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
362
330
9.7
9.1
10.3
0.6
36.1
307
1 SW
60.9
80.0
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.7
Last Week
314
330
9.7
9.1
10.3
0.7
36.1
309
1 SW
60.7
79.9
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.6
2010 Final
354
330
9.4
9.7
11.0
0.7
34.5
338
2 SW
59.6
78.5
0.1
0.0
0.7
0.9