Corn Test Weight and other 2014 Harvest Questions

A common topic this year around the coffee pot at Haggerty Creek has been corn test weights and their in-field variability.

While there is never one single thing that determines the test weight – let’s start with the basics – attached is the current Canadian Grain Commission chart for corn test weight:

Assuming all other factors are acceptable (dockage, heat and mould damage, cracks, foreign material, etc), here are the break points: