Tough and damp ranges for Canadian grains

Cereal grains - Tough and damp ranges
Grain Tough (%) Damp (%)
Wheat, all classes 14.6 – 17.0 over 17.0
Oats 13.6 – 17.0 over 17.0
Barley - malting 13.6 – 17.0 over 17.0
Barley - food, covered 13.6 – 17.0 over 17.0
Barley - food, hulless 14.1 – 17.0 over 17.0
Barley - general purpose, covered and hulless 14.9 – 17.0 over 17.0
Rye 14.1 – 17.0 over 17.0
Buckwheat 16.1 – 18.0 over 18.0
Triticale 14.1 – 17.0 over 17.0
Mixed grain Use tough and damp ranges for the predominant grain.
Oilseeds - Tough and damp ranges
Grain Tough (%) Damp (%)
Canola and rapeseed 10.1 – 12.5 over 12.5
Flaxseed 10.1 – 13.5 over 13.5
Mustard seed, all classes 9.6 – 12.5 over 12.5
Pulses - Tough and damp ranges
Grain Tough (%) Damp (%)
Peas, green and yellow 16.1 – 18.0 over 18.0
Split peas, green and yellow 16.1 – 18.0 over 18.0
Chick peas 14.1 – 16.0 over 16.0
Pea beans no tough over 18.0
Lentils, green 14.1 – 16.0 over 16.0
Lentils, red 13.1 – 16.0 over 16.0
Beans - azuki, black, cranberry, dark red kidney,
light red kidney, otebo, pinto, white kidney
no tough over 18.0
Beans - faba 16.1 – 18.0 over 18.0
Other grains - Tough and damp ranges
Grain Tough (%) Damp (%) Moist (%) Wet (%)
Corn 15.6 – 17.5 17.6 – 21.0 21.1 – 25.0 over 25.0
Soybeans 14.1 – 16.0 16.1 – 18.0 18.1 – 20.0 over 20.0
Sunflower seed 9.6 – 13.5 13.6 – 17.0 17.1 – 22.0 over 22.0
Safflower seed 9.6 – 13.5 13.6 – 17.0 17.1 – 22.0 over 22.0

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