Harvest Report - August 31, 2012
Durum

Good weather conditions allowed the durum harvest to progress well.  The crop is averaging 1 HAD.  There was little change in quality parameters between this week and last week.  However, thousand kernel weight (TKW) declined to 34.9 g this week compared to 35.3 g last week.
Durum
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
%
HVAC*
%
This Week
65
122
11.0
14.8
16.8
1.0
34.9
438
1 HAD
60.0
78.2
0.1
0.2
1.2
1.4
83.0
Last Week
40
122
11.1
14.9
16.9
1.0
35.3
437
2 HAD
59.9
78.0
0.1
0.0
1.1
1.2
81.9
2011 Final
105
111
11.7
13.9
15.7
1.1
35.5
387
2 HAD
59.3
77.3
0.0
0.8
1.9
2.7
89.1