Preliminary quality data of western Canadian canola 2018

Summary Statistics by Grade by Province:

Table information:

  • Results are unlikely to represent samples harvested within two weeks of the date of this report.
  • The "Number of Samples" figures may not reflect actual production distributions across grades.
  • Samples were supplied by producers and grain companies.

As of November 20, 2018

Table 1 Oil content of 2018 Canadian canola (Brassica napus)
Province NI Oil %
Number of Samples Mean Standard deviation
Canola, No. 1 Canada
Manitoba 429 44.3 1.9
Saskatchewan 806 44.5 2.3
Alberta and British Columbia 458 43.6 2.5
Western Canada 1693 44.2 2.3
Canola, No. 2 Canada
Manitoba 5 44.5 1.3
Saskatchewan 44 44.9 1.8
Alberta and B.C. 110 44.6 2.1
Western Canada 159 44.7 2.0
Canola, No. 3 Canada
Manitoba 6 45.2 1.3
Saskatchewan 25 44.6 2.6
Alberta and B.C. 160 45.2 1.8
Western Canada 191 45.1 1.9
Sample
Manitoba 4 41.6 1.3
Saskatchewan 9 44.5 1.1
Alberta and B.C. 65 44.6 2.1
Western Canada 78 44.4 2.0
All grades
Manitoba 444 44.3 1.9
Saskatchewan 884 44.6 2.3
Alberta and British Columbia 793 44.1 2.4
Western Canada 2121 44.3 2.3
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