June 27, 2014 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about grain grading changes that come into effect on July 1, 2014 in Eastern Canada. These changes include updated tolerances for ergot and sclerotinia for most classes of wheat. As well, the grade schedule for Oats, Canada Eastern will be updated to be a closer match to that of Oats, Canada Western.
The Official Grain Grading Guide as of July 1, 2014, will be posted shortly before the start of the new crop year.
Program Manager, Quality Assurance Standards
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.