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2013-12-17 12:27:24

WINNIPEG, Dec. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - At its meeting in Montréal on November 6, 2013, the Eastern Standards Committee recommended new standard and guide samples for peas and wheat. Standard samples, standard prints and guide samples Standard samples, standard prints and guide samples are grading tools that the Canadian Grain Commission prepares each year. Members of the Eastern Standards Committee examine these tools and recommend their use. New standard samples The Eastern...

2013-12-17 12:27:17

WINNIPEG, Dec. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - At its meeting in Winnipeg on November 4, 2013, the Western Standards Committee recommended new standard samples and guide samples for peas and wheat. At the meeting, Canadian Grain Commission inspection experts reported that the most common grading factors were: -- Ergot and fusarium damage in wheat -- Weather staining and immaturity in soybeans and peas -- Hard vitreous kernels (HVK) in amber durum Standard...

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...

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 16:25:35

WINNIPEG, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - At its meeting in Montreal on November 7, 2012, the Eastern Standards Committee recommended new standard and guide samples for wheat and soybeans. Standard samples, standard prints and guide samples Standard samples, standard prints and guide samples are grading tools that the Canadian Grain Commission prepares each year. Members of the Eastern Standards Committee examine these tools and recommend their use. New standard samples The Eastern...

2012-07-06 10:23:17

WINNIPEG, July 6, 2012 /CNW/ - On August 1, 2012, the Canadian Grain Commission is revising barley classification to highlight barley's potential for a diverse range of end uses, including food products. "Changing how barley is classed is an example of the valuable work done by the Western Standards Committee and demonstrates the flexibility of our system," explains Elwin Hermanson, Chair of the Western Standards Committee and Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Grain Commission....