WINNIPEG, June 22, 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, will move to the CWGP class on August 1, 2014.
The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency responsible for establishing and maintaining Canada's grain quality standards. Its programs result in shipments of grain that consistently meet contract specifications for quality, safety and quantity. The Canadian Grain Commission regulates the grain industry to protect producers' rights and ensure the integrity of grain transactions.