Harvest Report - August 21, 2009
SW
The Pacific Northwest soft white harvest for all three states of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington is at a similar pace compared to the same time last year. This week’s SW samples mainly consist of 37 percent from east central and eastern Washington, 31 percent from north central and northeastern Oregon, 15 percent from northern Idaho, and 11 percent from southern Idaho. This week’s sample averages had the following changes and similarities from last week: test weight stayed the same at 60.0 lb/bu (78.9 kg/hl), moisture content increased 0.3 percentage points to 9.0 percent, protein increased 0.2 percentage points to 10.3 percent, and falling number value stayed similar at 320 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
222
330
9.0
10.3
0.6
32.6
320
1 SW
60.0
78.9
0.1
0.0
0.8
0.9
Last Week
177
330
8.7
10.1
0.6
32.3
317
1 SW
60.0
78.9
0.1
0.0
0.8
0.9
2008 Final
367
330
9.6
11.2
0.7
33.0
321
2 SW
58.9
77.6
0.1
0.1
0.9
1.1