|Early SRW sampling in Central Arkansas is complete as of June 13 with average test weight very similar to last year. Protein has increased by approximately 1% and 1000 kernel weight is also higher. All falling number values are above 330.|
Sampling has also been completed in Southern Arkansas with few weather related delays this year. Average test weight and 1000 kernel weight are higher than last year. Protein average has increased and falling number values are above 300. Compared to early samples, test weight and 1000 kernel weight both show an increase while protein average is unchanged
Harvesting has begun in Kentucky and will begin in Illinois by the weekend, weather permitting. Early samples in North Carolina have been collected, but wet conditions have slowed the harvest.