Harvest Report - September 23, 2011
HRS
Approximately 87% of the samples have been collected and analyzed for quality. Most of the samples to be collected are from Montana where harvest is 83% complete. Sample collection should be completed in the next week. The average test weight is 60.0 lb/bu (78.9 kg/hl) compared to 61.5 lb/bu (80.9 kg/hl) last year. The average protein is 14.9% compared to 13.9% last year. The falling number average is 387 seconds indicating a sound wheat crop. 


Hard Red Spring
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
%
DHV*
%
This Week
402
454
12.1
14.9
16.9
1.2
26.6
387
1 DNS
60.0
78.9
0.0
0.5
1.5
2.0
75
Last Week
330
454
12.3
15.0
17.1
1.3
26.3
385
1 NS
59.8
78.7
0.0
0.5
1.6
2.1
74
2010 Final
306
306
12.5
13.9
15.8
1.0
31.9
396
1 NS
61.5
80.9
0.0
0.1
1.0
1.1