Harvest Report - August 30, 2007
SW
The soft white harvest is essentially finished in Oregon and Washington. Idaho is about 90% harvested as of August 27. Two more weekly reports will be issued as samples continue to come. This week’s sample averages had the following changes from last week: moisture content increased 0.1 percentage point to 9.3%, protein (12% mb) increased slightly to 10.2%, and falling number value decreased slightly to 330 seconds. Test weight remained the same at 60.0 lb/bu (78.9 kg/hl). Generally, Northwest wheat producing areas had ideal weather conditions for harvest.


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
280
410
9.3
10.2
0.6
35.7
330
1 SW
60.0
79.0
0.1
0.1
0.8
1.0
Last Week
249
410
9.2
10.1
0.6
36.0
331
1 SW
60.0
78.9
0.1
0.1
0.8
1.0
2006 Final
349
410
8.9
10.5
0.7
34.1
335
1 SW
60.2
79.2
0.0
0.0
0.9
1.0