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2013-08-29 16:25:46

WINNIPEG, Aug. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Effective August 1, 2014, the Canada Western Red Winter (CWRW) variety CDC Falcon moves to the Canada Western General Purpose (CWGP) class. "When we first announced that certain CWRW varieties were moving to the CWGP class in 2013, we stated that CDC Falcon would not move until a sufficient amount of a suitable replacement was available to producers," explains Elwin Hermanson, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Grain Commission. "In October 2011,...

2013-08-01 16:32:31

WINNIPEG, Aug. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - As of today, August 1, 2013, changes to the Canadian Grain Commission's services, service standards and fees begin. These changes are as the result of changes to the Canada Grain Act and the Canada Grain Regulations and a review of the fees charged for services and licences. "On behalf of my colleagues at the Canadian Grain Commission, I would like to thank grain producers, licensed companies and others in Canada's grain industry who worked with us...

2013-07-03 16:23:07

WINNIPEG, July 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Producers who did not receive payment for grain sold to Bissma Pacific Inc. have received full compensation for their eligible claims through the Canadian Grain Commission's Payment Protection Program. Bissma Pacific Inc. was a licensed grain dealer located in Pickering, Ontario, until November 21, 2012. Minimizing risk To minimize the risk of not getting paid in full for their deliveries, producers are encouraged to: -- Deal with...

2013-06-21 12:25:04

WINNIPEG, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Changes to the Canadian Grain Commission's services and fees will begin on August 1, 2013 as the result of changes to the Canada Grain Act and the Canada Grain Regulations and a review of the fees charged for services and licences. "Upcoming changes reflect the Canadian Grain Commission's commitment to meeting the needs of Canada's grain industry," said Elwin Hermanson, Chief Commissioner. "Change is necessary for us to continue fulfilling our...

2013-06-18 16:26:05

WINNIPEG, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about grain grading changes that come into effect on July 1, 2013 in Eastern Canada. Currently, commercial cleanliness requirements for Triticale, Canada (CAN) do not include tolerances for roughage. As recommended by the Eastern Standards Committee at its April 2013 meeting, the following roughage tolerance for exports of Canadian triticale takes effect in Eastern Canada as of...

2013-05-22 16:26:18

WINNIPEG, May 22, 2013 /CNW/ - On July 1, 2013, new roughage tolerances for exports of Canadian triticale take effect in eastern Canada. On August 1, 2013, new roughage tolerances for exports of Canadian rye and triticale take effect in western Canada. Currently, commercial cleanliness requirements in Rye, Canada Western (CW) and Triticale, Canada (CAN) do not include tolerances for roughage. At their April meetings, the Eastern and Western standards committees recommended the...

2013-03-13 12:27:49

TORONTO, March 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's controversial but politically untouchable dairy supply management system can be reformed, while addressing the concerns of wary politicians, consumers tired of overpaying for milk and cheese, and farmers worried about their future. In "Putting the Market Back in Dairy Marketing," authors Colin Busby and Daniel Schwanen call for better representation of consumer interests in milk marketing decisions, a cap on milk prices, and steps to measure...

2012-12-21 16:23:14

WINNIPEG, Dec. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Supplementary quality data from the 2012 Canada Western Red Spring wheat harvest now include baking data by region. The data are available on the Canadian Grain Commission's web site, www.grainscanada.gc.ca. Baking data are based on results of the Canadian short process baking test and include information such as absorption, mixing energy, mixing time and loaf volume. "Marketers and customers of Canada's grain rely on our quality data to make...

2012-12-20 16:26:51

WINNIPEG, Dec. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission reminds grain producers and industry stakeholders that effective August 1, 2013, the following wheat varieties move from the Canada Western Red Winter (CWRW) to the Canada Western General Purpose (CWGP) class: -- CDC Kestrel -- CDC Clair -- CDC Harrier -- CDC Raptor CDC Falcon, currently a CWRW variety, is proposed to move to the CWGP class on August 1, 2014. About the Canadian...

2012-12-18 16:25:37

WINNIPEG, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - On July 1, 2013, new moisture specifications for food class barley take effect in eastern Canada. The same changes take effect in western Canada on August 1, 2013, the Canadian Grain Commission announced. At their November meetings, the Eastern and Western standards committees recommended the following moisture specifications for dry grain for Barley, Canada Western/Canada Eastern Food (CW/CE): -- Food barley, covered - 13.5% --...