Harvest Report - August 10, 2007
HRS
This is the first weekly HRS wheat quality update for the 2007 harvest season. Eighteen percent (18%) of the samples have been collected and analyzed for wheat quality. The average wheat protein content is 14.5%, down from last year's average of 15.2%. The average test weight of 61.5 lb/bu (80.9 kg/hl) is higher than last year's average of 60.4 lb/bu (79.5 kg/hl). Falling number average is close to 450 seconds indicating sound wheat for the early part of the harvest. Average DHV for the early harvest is 89%. Above normal temperatures in the region are expected to continue to push harvest progress, while there may be local delays because of scattered precipitation.


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
59
328
12.1
14.5
0.8
30.9
446
1 DNS
61.5
80.9
0.1
0.1
1.1
1.3
Last Week
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