Reminder: Cancellation of registration for grain varieties, August 2013

WINNIPEG, June 22, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission reminds grain producers and industry stakeholders about the cancellation of registration for some grain varieties effective August 1, 2013.

Registration for Garnet, a wheat variety belonging to the Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) class will be cancelled. Effective August 1, 2013, this variety will only be eligible for the grade Wheat, Canada Western Feed.

Registration for the following flaxseed varieties will be cancelled:

  • CDC Mons
  • CDC Normandy

Effective August 1, 2013, these varieties will only be eligible for the grade Flaxseed, 3 Canada Western/Canada Eastern.

To find out if your grain varieties are eligible for the highest grades, you can check the variety designation lists on the Canadian Grain Commission's web site:

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:

Randy Dennis
Chief Grain Inspector of Canada
Canadian Grain Commission
Telephone: 204-983-2780


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