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Changes to eligibility of amber durum varieties

July 29, 2014, Winnipeg, MB - 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 registration for Plenty, another Canada Western Amber Durum variety, will be cancelled effective August 1, 2015. Effective August 1, 2015, it will be removed from the variety designation list.

Wheat varieties designated as Canada Western Amber Durum (CWAD) --
http://www.grainscanada.gc.ca/legislation-legislation/orders-arretes/2013/2013-26-eng.htm.

 


July 29, 2014
By Canadian Grain Commission