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2014-07-23 16:20:32

WINNIPEG, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about grain grading changes that come into effect on August 1, 2014 in Western Canada. These changes include updated tolerances for ergot and sclerotinia for most classes of wheat. The Official Grain Grading Guide as of August 1, 2014 will be posted shortly before the start of the new crop year. As well, producers, agents and producer car administrators can apply for producer...

2014-07-08 16:26:36

WINNIPEG, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - For the 2014-15 crop year, the Canadian Grain Commission is launching an online producer car application at www.grainscanada.gc.ca. Beginning July 14, 2014 at 1 p.m. CDT, the online system will begin accepting applications for producer cars. Producers who administer their own cars, producer car administrators and agents must first register for a user account in the new system. All outstanding producer car applications from the 2013-2014 crop year...

2014-07-03 12:27:05

WINNIPEG, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - For the 2014-2015 crop year, the Canadian Grain Commission is launching an online producer car application at www.grainscanada.gc.ca. Beginning July 7, 2014, producers who administer their own producer cars, producer car administrators and agents may register for an account in the online system. On July 14, 2014, the online system will begin accepting applications for producer cars. Producers who administer their own cars, producer car administrators and agents...

2014-06-27 16:24:35

WINNIPEG, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - 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...

2014-03-27 12:31:53

New videos show dairy farmers' commitment to producing high quality milk MONTRÉAL, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) recently launched a new website dedicated to the commitment of dairy farmers and the quality of Canadian milk. The website, www.CanadianMilk.ca, provides information about 100% Canadian milk and includes six videos about healthy cows, safety standards, accountability, strict regulations, consistent quality, and innovation - all of upmost...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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