WINNIPEG, June 30, 2016 /CNW/ - 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.
- 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.
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.
SOURCE Canadian Grain Commission
For further information: Daryl Beswitherick, Program Manager, Quality Assurance Standards, Canadian Grain Commission, 204-983-4627, firstname.lastname@example.org