Harvest Report - August 30, 2007
HRS
According to USDA, as of Monday August 27 the HRS harvest was 87% complete. With continued cooperation from the weather, harvest will be finished this weekend. Eighty-five percent (85%) of the samples have been collected and analyzed for this report. Average wheat protein content comes in at 14.8%. Average protein by state: Minnesota (13.8%), Montana (15.6%), North Dakota (14.6%), and South Dakota (14.9%). Average test weight is 60.8 lb/bu (80.0 kg/hl) which is higher than the 5-year average of 60.3 lb/bu (79.3 kg/hl). Falling number average is over 400 seconds. Average DH&V remains at 87 percent. The average grade of the crop for the region is 1DNS.


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
279
330
12.0
14.8
1.1
30.1
441
1 DNS
60.8
80.0
0.0
0.1
1.2
1.3
Last Week
210
328
11.9
14.7
1.1
30.1
445
1 DNS
60.9
80.1
0.0
0.1
1.2
1.3
2006 Final
341
340
11.5
14.9
1.0
28.8
436
1 DNS
60.0
78.9
0.0
0.1
1.5
1.6