Harvest Report - August 19, 2011
SW
The soft white wheat harvest continues to be behind in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington compared to last year. No measurable rain has been reported in the major wheat producing areas of the Pacific Northwest. This week's 49 soft white samples consist of 29% from western, north central, and northeastern Oregon, 64% from western, north central, and southeastern Washington, and 7% from southern Idaho. This week's weighted averages indicate good test weight at 60.8 lb/bu (79.9 kg/hl), low moisture content at 9.7%, low protein at 9.1%, and sound falling number value at 310 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
98
330
9.7
9.1
10.3
0.5
36.4
310
1 SW
60.8
79.9
0.1
0.0
0.5
0.6
Last Week
49
330
9.6
9.1
10.3
0.5
35.7
314
1 SW
60.8
80.0
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.5
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