SPRING WHEAT PROTEIN PREMIUMS AND DISCOUNTS
EFFECTIVE 8/8/2018
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
 
+2 cents per 1/5 UP over 14  vs. -5 cents per 1/5 below 14
Protein Premium Protein Discount 
14.1% +  $0.00
13.9% - ($0.05)
14.2% +  $0.02
13.8% - ($0.05)
14.3% + 
$0.02 13.7% - ($0.10)
14.4% +
$0.04 13.6% - ($0.10)
14.5% +  $0.04 13.5% - ($0.15)
14.6% + 
$0.06 13.4% - ($0.15)
14.7% +  $0.06
13.3% - ($0.20)
14.8% + 
$0.08 13.2% - ($0.20)
14.9% +  $0.08
13.1% - ($0.25
15.0% + 
$0.10 13.0% - ($0.25)
15.1% + $0.10
12.9% - ($0.30)
15.2% +  $0.12
12.8% - ($0.30)
15.3% + 
$0.12 12.7% - ($0.35)
15.4% +  $0.14
12.6% - ($0.35)
15.5% + 
$0.14 12.5% - ($0.40)
15.6% + 
$0.16 12.4% - ($0.40)
15.7% +  $0.16
12.3% - ($0.45)
15.8% +  $0.18 12.2% - ($0.45)
15.9% +   $0.18 12.1% - ($0.50
16.0% +  $0.20
12.0% - ($0.50)