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Grain Commission issues new crop year reminders for Western producers and industry

The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about grain grading changes that come into effect on August 1, 2013 in Western Canada. Roughage tolerances for triticale and rye Currently, commercial cleanliness requirements for Triticale, Canada (CAN) and Rye, Canada Western (CW) do not include tolerances for roughage. As recommended by the Western […] Read more

Grain bugs enjoying hot summer

The Canadian Grain Commission says warm summer on the Prairies has increased the risk of insect infestation in stored grain. Grain producers can take steps now and prevent insect infestations in stored grain, according to the Canadian Grain Commission. "This year we’ve had a mild winter followed by a warm summer. In these conditions, insects, […] Read more