Harvest Report - August 14, 2009
SW
The Pacific Northwest soft white harvest is similar pace or slightly ahead in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington compared to the same time last year. This week’s SW samples mainly consist of 46 percent from east central and northeastern Washington, 22 percent from north central and northeastern Oregon, and 17 percent from eastern Washington. This week’s sample averages had the following similarities and changes from last week: test weight remained at 60.0 lb/bu (78.9 kg/hl), moisture content decreased by 0.1 percentage points to 8.7 percent, protein remained the same at 10.1 percent, and falling number value increased slightly to 317 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
177
330
8.7
10.1
0.6
32.3
317
1 SW
60.0
78.9
0.1
0.0
0.8
0.9
Last Week
109
330
8.8
10.1
0.5
32.4
311
1 SW
60.0
78.9
0.1
0.0
0.7
0.8
2008 Final
367
330
9.6
11.2
0.7
33.0
321
2 SW
58.9
77.6
0.1
0.1
0.9
1.1