Harvest Report - August 5, 2011
SW
The soft white wheat harvest is behind in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington compared to this time last year. Weather conditions are favorable for harvest in the Pacific Northwest. The first 14 soft white samples consist of 44% from north central Washington and 40% from north central and northeastern Oregon. This week's limited number of sample averages indicated good test weight at 61.0 lb/bu (80.2 kg/hl), low moisture content at 10.0%, medium protein at 9.4%, and slightly low falling number value at 309 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
14
330
10.0
9.4
10.7
0.4
36.7
309
1 SW
61.0
80.2
0.6
0.0
0.6
0.6
Last Week
0
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