SPRING WHEAT PROTEIN PREMIUMS AND DISCOUNTS
EFFECTIVE 9/25/2017
Protein Discounts for spring wheat are measured as percentage points. 
The required protein for spring wheat is 14%. 
There are sometimes premiums for protein measuring over 14% 
And discounts for proteins measuring under 14%. 
(Each percentage or point is further broken down in 20% increments or 1/5ths) 
Current Protein Premiums/Discounts for Spring Wheat
 
+5 cents per 1/5 UP over 14  vs. -10 cents per 1/5 below 14
Protein Premium Protein Discount 
14.1% +  $0.00
13.9% - ($0.10)
14.2% +  $0.05
13.8% - ($0.10)
14.3% + 
$0.05 13.7% - ($0.20)
14.4% +
$0.10 13.6% - ($0.20)
14.5% +  $0.10 13.5% - ($0.30)
14.6% + 
$0.15 13.4% - ($0.30)
14.7% +  $0.15
13.3% - ($0.40)
14.8% + 
$0.20 13.2% - ($0.40)
14.9% +  $0.20
13.1% - ($0.50
15.0% + 
$0.25 13.0% - ($0.50)
15.1% + $0.25
12.9% - ($0.60)
15.2% +  $0.30
12.8% - ($0.60)
15.3% + 
$0.30 12.7% - ($0.70)
15.4% +  $0.35
12.6% - ($0.70)
15.5% + 
$0.35 12.5% - ($0.80)
15.6% + 
$0.40 12.4% - ($0.80)
15.7% +  $0.40 
12.3% - ($0.90)
15.8% +  $0.45 12.2% - ($0.90)
15.9% +   $0.45 12.1% - ($1.00
16.0% +  $0.50
12.0% - ($1.00)