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Canadian Grain Commission adds changes to grain grading

The Canadian Grain Commission has announced the following grain grading changes for the 2017 to 2018 crop year in Western Canada taking effect August 1, 2017:

  • Adding an ergot tolerance of 0.05% in all grades of fababeans and chickpeas
  • Changing the tolerance for grasshopper and army worm damage from eight per cent to six per cent in No. 3 Canada Western Red Spring, No. 3 Canada Western Hard White Spring and No. 3 Canada Northern Hard Red wheat
The Canadian Grain Commission has posted an up-to-date Official Grain Grading Guide. The updated guide comes into effect August 1, 2017.