Canadian wheat - Scientific analysis of harvest and export quality

Quality reports and methods

Information includes current and historical harvest quality reports, export quality data and wheat methods and tests used to measure quality.

Harvest quality

Describes the end-use quality of wheat classes surveyed from the annual harvest in Ontario and on the Prairies.

Eastern wheats

Eastern wheats

Historical reports available

Copies of the Quality of Ontario wheat, archived since 2008, can be searched through the Government of Canada Publications catalogue.

For historical data contact: Canadian Grain Commission Library, Telephone: 1-800-853-6705, Email: contact@grainscanada.gc.ca

Western wheats

Western wheats

Historical reports available

Copies of the Quality of western Canadian wheat, archived since 1997, can be searched through the Government of Canada Publications catalogue.

For historical data contact: Canadian Grain Commission Library, Telephone: 1-800-853-6705, Email: contact@grainscanada.gc.ca

Export quality

Export quality, Western Canadian wheat

Inspection and quality data on exports of Canadian grain are generally released a year after a given crop year and are used for historical comparisons. Data are from the third and fourth quarters, that is, February 1 to July 31, of a given crop year. Data are most representative of that crop year and usually do not include carry over stocks from the previous crop year.

Historical reports available

Copies of the Quality of western Canadian wheat exports, archived since 1997, can be searched through the Government of Canada Publications catalogue.

For historical data contact: Canadian Grain Commission Library, Telephone: 1-800-853-6705, Email: contact@grainscanada.gc.ca

Methods and tests

Wheat methods and tests used to measure quality

Quality data is compiled from the results of analytical tests performed in the Grain Research Laboratory. These tests are conducted according to standardized procedures and methods. Each time a test is performed on a composite sample, the method for that test is closely followed. That way, results are reliable and accurate and quality data can be compared from year to year.

Additional resources

Additional resources

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