July 30, 2015 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about grain grading changes that come into effect on August 1, 2015 in Western Canada. Tolerances for red smudge in amber durum wheat will be removed and the total smudge tolerance for No. 1 Canada Western Amber Durum is changing from 0.3% to 0.5%. Dun peas will be graded according to the Peas, Canada Other than Green export determinant table.
The Official Grain Grading Guide as of August 1, 2015, 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.