Harvest Report - August 17, 2012
SW

No measurable rain has been reported in the major wheat producing areas of the Pacific Northwest.  This week's 42 soft white samples consist of 71% from western, north central, and northeastern Oregon and 29% from east central Washington.  This week's weighted averages indicate good test weight at 60.7 lb/bu (79.9 kg/hl), low moisture content at 10.4%, low protein at 9.5%, and sound falling number value at 313 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
133
330
10.4
9.5
10.8
0.5
38.0
313
1 SW
60.7
79.9
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.5
Last Week
91
330
10.5
9.6
10.9
0.5
37.9
313
1 SW
60.8
79.9
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.5
2011 Final
395
330
9.7
9.2
10.5
0.7
36.0
306
1 SW
60.9
80.1
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.7