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2014-10-07 16:28:23

WINNIPEG, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Preliminary protein content data for the 2014 Canada Western Red Spring wheat harvest are now available by crop region. Data on protein will be updated every Tuesday while samples are received for the Canadian Grain Commission's 2014 Harvest Sample Program. Grain producers can register for the Harvest Sample Program until October 31, 2014. The Canadian Grain Commission will accept samples until November 30, 2014. Quick facts -- The...

2014-09-25 16:27:49

WINNIPEG, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Did you know you can get a free unofficial grain grade this harvest? You still have time to register for the Canadian Grain Commission's Harvest Sample Program for 2014. In fact, because of this year's late harvest, you may sign up until October 31, 2014. If you are already registered, please send us your sample as soon as you can. The Harvest Sample Program is voluntary and free to participate in. Participating producers get important...

2014-09-18 16:28:55

WINNIPEG, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Large amounts of last year's grain are still in storage and this year's grain is beginning to be delivered into the handling system. How you can protect all of your grain from spoiling or becoming infested? The Canadian Grain Commission has tips to help you manage the quality of grain already in storage. We also have steps you can take before you start filling your bins to keep your stored grain in good condition. Quick facts --...

2014-07-29 16:29:28

WINNIPEG, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) is providing notice to grain producers and industry stakeholders that the variety registration for Sceptre, a Canada Western Amber Durum variety, will be cancelled effective October 24, 2014 by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Sceptre will remain on the Canadian Grain Commission's variety designation list and will be eligible for all grades of amber durum until August 1, 2015. Furthermore, the variety...

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...

2014-07-22 16:28:36

WINNIPEG, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ - New moisture meter conversion tables are available for small red beans and otebo beans. As well, revised moisture meter conversion tables are available for soybeans, canola and peas. Tables for these and other grains are available on the Canadian Grain Commission's web site, www.grainscanada.gc.ca. Quick facts -- Moisture meter tables are for use with Model 919/3.5 and Model 393/3.5 moisture meters. The Canadian Grain...

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...


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