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Mar 11, 2019, 14:00 ET Canadian Grain Commission launches discussion on falling number and DON

WINNIPEG, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of its grain grading modernization initiative, the Canadian Grain Commission invites grain sector stakeholders to provide input on whether falling number and...


Jan 30, 2019, 14:00 ET Peas and lentils no longer exempt from variety registration requirements

WINNIPEG, Jan. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission is updating the way peas and lentils are graded to ensure that Canada continues to provide buyers with a superior product. Effective...


Nov 29, 2018, 14:00 ET New Eastern wheat class offers more flexibility for producers and industry

WINNIPEG, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission is updating its Eastern wheat class structure to meet the evolving needs of the Canadian grain industry and increase flexibility for...


Oct 29, 2018, 14:00 ET Tips for drying and storing damp grains

WINNIPEG, Oct. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Wet weather during the 2018 harvest has forced many producers to take their crop off the field at high moisture levels. Artificial drying can help reduce the risk of...


Oct 25, 2018, 14:00 ET Canadian Grain Commission extends Harvest Sample Program deadline

WINNIPEG, Oct. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Cool and wet weather during the harvest season may have Canadian grain producers wondering how the quality of their grain has been affected. The Canadian Grain...


Sep 12, 2018, 12:00 ET Canadian Grain Commission maintains licensing exemptions for agents, feed mills and producer railway car loading facilities

WINNIPEG, Sept. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission will continue to exempt feed mills, agents with primary or process elevator facilities and producer railway car loading facilities from...


Aug 27, 2018, 15:00 ET Canadian Grain Commission's grain safety programs achieve international recognition

WINNIPEG, Aug. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission's grain safety certification programs are now recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). This recognition demonstrates the...


Aug 14, 2018, 14:00 ET Canadian Exotic Grains Ltd.: eligible producers receive 100% compensation

WINNIPEG, Aug. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Producers who were not paid for grain delivered to Canadian Exotic Grains Ltd. have been compensated through the Canadian Grain Commission's Safeguards for Grain...


Aug 01, 2018, 14:00 ET Canadian Grain Commission invests surplus funds in the Harvest Sample Program

WINNIPEG, Aug. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadian producers will have access to even more information on the quality of their harvest thanks to enhancements to the Canadian Grain Commission's Harvest Sample...


Jul 25, 2018, 14:00 ET Grain grading and variety designation changes come into effect on August 1

WINNIPEG, July 25, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission would like to remind grain producers and industry of changes to the Official Grain Grading Guide and variety designation lists coming...


Jun 06, 2018, 11:00 ET Canadian Grain Commission moves to a more precise assessment of frost, heat stress and mildew damage in wheat

WINNIPEG, June 6, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission is updating its guidelines for the assessment of frost, heat stress and mildew damage in wheat. Beginning in the 2018-19 crop year,...


Apr 20, 2018, 14:39 ET Protecting Canada's reputation as a supplier of high quality milling wheat

WINNIPEG, April 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Following a comprehensive evaluation, the Canadian Grain Commission has determined that 5 varieties of Canada Western Red Spring wheat will be reassigned to the...


Nov 14, 2017, 14:00 ET Producer cars stats now available weekly

WINNIPEG, Nov. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Grain Commission launched a weekly statistical report on the allocation of producer cars. The publication of these statistics enhances the...


Oct 04, 2017, 14:00 ET How to make sure you get paid for your grain

WINNIPEG, Oct. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Delivering grain soon? Reduce your risk of not getting paid by following these recommendations. Before you make a grain delivery, make sure you're delivering grain to a ...


Sep 22, 2017, 14:00 ET New for 2017: Automatic Harvest Sample results

WINNIPEG, Sept. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - This year, it is easier and faster for producers to get their Harvest Sample Program results. As soon as a sample is analyzed, producers will automatically get an...


Sep 13, 2017, 14:00 ET Protect the quality of your stored grain from insect infestations and mould

WINNIPEG, Sept. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Harvest of cereal crops is nearly complete for this crop year and grain is in storage bins, waiting for delivery. While your grain is in storage, keep these methods...


Jul 27, 2017, 14:00 ET 2017 to 2018 crop year grain grading changes for western Canada

WINNIPEG, July 27, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission would like to announce these grain grading changes for the 2017 to 2018 crop year in western Canada taking effect August 1, 2017: adding...


Jul 12, 2017, 14:00 ET Fees for official grain inspection and weighing services reduced as of August 1, 2017

WINNIPEG, July 12, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission is reducing user fees for official grain inspection and official grain weighing services. Two supplementary fees for overtime related to...


Apr 25, 2017, 11:00 ET Fee reductions proposed for official grain inspection and weighing services as of August 1, 2017

WINNIPEG, April 25, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission is proposing to reduce fees for official grain inspection and official grain weighing services effective August 1, 2017. Supplementary...


Apr 12, 2017, 12:00 ET Chief Operating Officer appointment to Canadian Grain Commission

WINNIPEG, April 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Jocelyn Beaudette will be appointed as the new Chief Operating Officer of the Canadian Grain Commission as of June 19, 2017, reporting to Chief Commissioner, Patti...


Mar 23, 2017, 14:00 ET New Chief Grain Inspector for Canada appointed

WINNIPEG, March 23, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Gino Castonguay has been appointed by the Canadian Grain Commission as Chief Grain Inspector for Canada, replacing Randy Dennis, who has retired. Gino...


Mar 20, 2017, 10:15 ET Consultation begins on proposed new Canada eastern wheat class

WINNIPEG, March 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Grain Commission began a consultation on its proposal to introduce a new eastern wheat class. Wheat industry stakeholders including grain...


Mar 01, 2017, 09:45 ET Canadian Grain Commission seeks input on proposed user fee updates and use of surplus funds

WINNIPEG, March 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Grain Commission launched a consultation on proposed changes to its user fees and began a discussion about potential uses of surplus funds. Grain...


Nov 16, 2016, 14:00 ET Grading changes in Canadian fababeans, chickpeas and wheat made for safety and quality

WINNIPEG, Nov. 16, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - As of July 1, 2017 all grades of fababeans will have an ergot tolerance of 0.05% in eastern Canada. In western Canada, all grades of fababeans and chickpeas...


Oct 07, 2016, 14:00 ET Changes to mildew visual guides and standards for western Canadian milling wheat

WINNIPEG, Oct. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Mildew guidelines will be adjusted in western Canadian milling wheat classes to allow for an increased presence of mildew in the visual guides and standards. These...