Harvest Report - August 3, 2007
HRW
Hard red winter harvest is complete in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, and South Dakota. Montana is the only state with significant cutting.

Montana: Hot, dry weather has helped harvest to progress nicely this week, with percentage complete moving up to 75-80%. Test weights are very good, averaging close to 62.0 lb/bu (81.5 kg/hl). Moisture is low, ranging from 9.8% to 10.5%, and the protein range is 12.3% to 13.0%. Falling numbers are averaging around 450. Yields are ranging from the mid-40’s to the 70’s, which should put metric tons close to the USDA production estimate of 90 million bushels.


Hard Red Winter
WHEAT DATA
GRADE FACTORS
Samples
Test Weight
Tested
Expected
Moisture
%
Protein
%
Dry Basis Protein*
Dockage
%
TKW
(gm)
FN
(sec)
Grade
lb/bu
kg/hl
FM%
Damage
%
S&B
%
Defects
%
This Week
270
400
11.8
11.6
0.6
29.7
406
2 HRW
59.9
78.8
0.1
0.4
1.5
2.0
Last Week
248
450
11.9
11.5
0.6
29.6
405
2 HRW
59.9
78.8
0.1
0.4
1.5
2.0
2006 Final
343
368
11.3
13.7
0.6
28.0
384
1 HRW
60.3
79.3
0.1
0.2
1.2
1.5