News Release Article from  Canadian Grain Commission

New crop year reminders for Eastern producers and industry

June 30, 2016 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canadian Grain Commission

The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about a grain grading change that comes into effect on July 1, 2016 in eastern Canada. Poor colour has been added to the definition for degree of soundness for Oats, No. 4 Canada Eastern.

The Official Grain Grading Guide as of July 1, 2016, will be posted shortly before the start of the new crop year.

Quick facts

  • A new moisture table for Great Northern White Beans will take effect, July 1, 2016, as well as a new moisture estimation calculator for Yellow Beans.

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Contacts

Daryl Beswitherick
Program Manager, Quality Assurance Standards
Canadian Grain Commission
204-983-4627
daryl.beswitherick@grainscanada.gc.ca

Canadian Grain Commission

The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency responsible for establishing and maintaining Canada’s grain quality standards. Its programs result in shipments of grain that consistently meet contract specifications for quality, safety and quantity. The Canadian Grain Commission regulates the grain industry to protect producers’ rights and ensure the integrity of grain transactions.


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