Plains Grains Wraps Up HRW Wheat Harvest Season with Its Final Summary Report for 2018's CropFri, 07 Sep 2018 12:59:02 CDT
Executive Director of Plains Grains, Inc. Mark Hodges, shared this week the organization's final harvest report for the 2018 HRW Wheat Crop. His summary is as follows:
This will be the final HRW Harvest Summary for 2018. There will be a final summary issued in early to mid-October with final lab results by tributary and weighted for production (including TKW as the instrument is back in the lab and operational). While there remain a limited number of samples in transit to the lab, the current data (479 samples of the expected 500) represents over 95% of the total expected. Overall averages (unweighted) continue to show very good test weight 61.1 lb/bu (80.4 kg/hl) and up from last week’s 61.0 lb/bu (80.2 kg/hl), moisture now 10.8% was down from 11.0% last week , total defects 1.2% unchanged from last week as was dockage at 0.5%. However, protein decreased this week by 0.1% to 12.3%, while the average falling number remained at 371 sec.
No new samples were milled this week so none of the mill/dough/bake results changed since last week. Average flour yield remained at (74.9%, 0.45 ash 14% mb), flour falling number 412 sec, farinograph (development time 5.3 min., stability 12.2 min.), alveograph, (W-value 269 10-4 J, 0.89 P/L ratio) and loaf volume (902 cc). All data contained herein are Unweighted averages.
Check out PGI's full report for complete state-by-state list of harvest details and the final averages of this year's crop quality breakdown, by clicking here.
Source - Plains Grains, Inc.
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