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New roughage tolerances for exports of rye and triticale

May 27, 2013, Canada – 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 following tolerance:

  • Triticale, Canada (CAN) - 0.1 per cent total small seeds, attrition and roughage
As well, the Western Standards Committee recommended the following tolerance:
  • Rye, Canada Western (CW) - 0.1 per cent total small seeds, attrition and roughage
The committees also recommended continued work on grading projects.


May 27, 2013
By Canadian Grain Commission

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