Harvest Report - September 28, 2007 - Final
Durum
This is the last weekly update with sample collection of durum complete. Grain quality has not changed. Approximately 53% of the samples received had a test weight of 60.0 lb/bu (78.2 kg/hl) or higher compared to 47% last year. Approximately 89% of the samples had a protein content of 13% or higher compared to 92% last year. Approximately 78% of the samples had a grade of 2 HAD or better compared to 67% last year.


Durum
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
%
HVAC*
%
2007 Final
119
122
12.2
15.0
1.6
35.7
399
1 HAD
60.1
78.3
0.0
0.4
1.5
1.9
Last Week
113
122
12.1
15.1
1.6
35.3
399
2 HAD
60.1
78.3
0.0
0.4
1.9
2.3
2006 Final
121
121
11.5
15.5
1.8
32.4
408
2 HAD
59.7
77.8
0.1
0.2
1.9
2.2