Harvest Report - August 24, 2012
HRS

Hard red spring harvest made good progress this week, and this quality update includes approximately 69% of the samples to be collected and analyzed.  At this time last year, only 25% of the samples had been analyzed.  There is very little change compared with last week's averages.  Average protein content is 14.6% which is slightly below the final average from last year of 14.8%.  Test weight average of 61.0 lb/bu (80.1 kg/hl) remains the same as last week and is up from last year's final average for the region of 60.1 lb/bu (79.1 kg/hl).  Average falling numbers are well over 400 seconds.  The overall grade for the region is 1 DNS.
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
308
445
12.2
14.6
16.6
1.1
29.6
439
1 DNS
61.0
80.1
0.0
0.0
1.1
1.1
75
Last Week
216
445
12.1
14.7
16.7
1.0
29.5
448
1 DNS
61.0
80.2
0.0
0.0
1.1
1.1
77
2011 Final
463
463
11.9
14.8
16.8
1.1
27.0
385
1 DNS
60.1
79.1
0.0
0.5
1.6
2.1
77