Harvest Report - August 24, 2012
SW

The soft white harvest continues in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, where no measurable rain has been reported in the major wheat producing areas.  This week's 119 soft white samples consist of 29% from western, north central, and northeastern Oregon, 38% from western, north central, and southeastern Washington, and 35% from southern Idaho.  This week's weighted averages indicate good test weight at 60.9 lb/bu (80.1 kg/hl) compared to 60.7 lb/bu (79.9 kg/hl) last week, low moisture content at 9.9% compared to 10.4% last week, low protein at 9.7% compared to 9.5% last week, and sound falling number value at 319 seconds compared to 313 last week.
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
251
330
9.9
9.7
11.0
0.4
37.7
319
1 SW
60.9
80.1
0.1
0.1
0.5
0.6
Last Week
133
330
10.4
9.5
10.8
0.5
38.0
313
1 SW
60.7
79.9
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.5
2011 Final
395
330
9.7
9.2
10.5
0.7
36.0
306
1 SW
60.9
80.1
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.7