Harvest Report - September 15, 2006
Durum
The 2006 durum harvest is almost complete. As of September 10, according to the North Dakota Agricultural Statistics Service office, harvest was 96% complete, ahead of 81% for last year and 70% for the five-year average. As of September 15, the average test weight was 59.6 lb/bu (77.6 kg/hl),
similar to last week. There were no other significant changes from last week.


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*
%
This Week
115
121
11.5
15.6
1.8
31.8
409
2 HAD
59.6
77.6
0.1
0.1
2.1
2.3
Last Week
96
121
11.4
15.7
1.9
31.3
411
2 HAD
59.4
77.4
0.0
0.1
2.2
2.3