Preliminary quality data of eastern and western Canadian canola 2020

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 October 29, 2020

Table 1 2020-2021 Harvest of Canada Napus Canadian Canola
Grade Oil Content % (8.5% moisture basis)
Number
of Samples
Mean Std Dev Min Max
Canola, No. 1 Canada
Quebec 5 43.1 0.8 42.3 44.1
Ontario 13 43.6 1.3 40.1 45.1
Eastern Canada 18 43.5 1.2 40.1 45.1
Manitoba 321 43.7 1.6 39.7 49.8
Saskatchewan 671 43.9 2.4 34.0 50.2
Alberta and B.C. 580 44.9 2.5 37.0 50.3
Western Canada 1572 44.2 2.4 34.0 50.3
Canola, No. 2 Canada
Ontario 1 42.7 NSFootnote 1 42.7 42.7
Eastern Canada 1 42.7 NS 42.7 42.7
Manitoba 10 43.9 1.6 40.3 45.7
Saskatchewan 41 45.2 1.6 40.4 47.7
Alberta and B.C. 22 44.6 2.3 40.4 48.0
Western Canada 73 44.8 1.9 40.3 48.0
Canola, No. 3 Canada
Manitoba 3 44.2 2.2 41.9 46.2
Saskatchewan 18 45.5 1.9 42.7 49.7
Alberta and B.C. 8 45.4 1.8 42.6 47.4
Western Canada 29 45.4 1.8 41.9 49.7
Sample Canada
Manitoba 1 41.2 NS 41.2 41.2
Saskatchewan 8 43.6 3.3 38.3 47.6
Alberta and B.C. 8 44.4 2.5 41.1 47.6
Western Canada 17 43.8 2.9 38.3 47.6
All grades
Quebec 5 43.1 0.8 42.3 44.1
Ontario 14 43.6 1.3 40.1 45.1
Eastern Canada 19 43.4 1.2 40.1 45.1
Manitoba 335 43.7 1.6 39.7 49.8
Saskatchewan 738 44.0 2.4 34.0 50.2
Alberta and B.C. 618 44.9 2.5 37.0 50.3
Western Canada 1691 44.3 2.4 34.0 50.3
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