Harvest Report - August 13, 2010
SW
The soft white wheat harvest continues to be behind in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington compared to last year. No measurable rain has been reported in the major wheat producing areas of the Pacific Northwest. This week's 43 soft white samples consist of 58% from western, north central, and northeastern Oregon, 28% from western, north central, and southeastern Washington, and 14% from southwestern and southeastern Idaho. This week's weighted averages indicated good test weight at 60.6 lb/bu (79.7 kg/hl), low moisture content at 9.3%, low protein at 9.4%, and sound falling number value at 329 seconds.


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
67
330
9.3
9.4
0.5
37.0
329
1SWH
60.6
79.7
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.6
Last Week
24
330
9.1
9.9
0.4
37.8
330
1SWH
60.8
80.0
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.5
2009 Final
354
330
9.3
10.3
0.7
33.1
324
2 SW
59.8
78.7
0.1
0.1
0.8
0.9