Preliminary quality data for Canadian canola grown in eastern and western Canada in 2022

Summary statistics by grade and by province

Table information:

  • Results are unlikely to represent samples harvested within 2 weeks of the date of this report
  • The number of samples may not reflect actual production distributions across grades
  • Samples were supplied by producers and grain companies

As of November 28, 2022

Table 1 Oil contentFootnote 1 (%) of Canadian canola (Brassica napus) from the 2022 harvest
Location Number
of samples
Mean Standard deviation Minimum Maximum
Canola, No. 1 Canada
Quebec 2 44.3 0.7 43.8 44.8
Ontario 33 45.6 1.6 42.6 48.1
Eastern Canada 35 45.5 1.6 42.6 48.1
Manitoba 303 42.9 1.8 39.3 49.2
Saskatchewan 716 42.4 2.4 34.9 48.2
Alberta and B.C. 628 43.3 2.3 35.5 48.7
Western Canada 1647 42.8 2.3 34.9 49.2
Canola, No. 2 Canada
Manitoba 26 42.3 1.4 40.4 44.6
Saskatchewan 24 42.3 2.6 35.4 46.5
Alberta and B.C. 36 42.1 2.2 37.0 47.2
Western Canada 86 42.2 2.1 35.4 47.2
Canola, No. 3 Canada
Quebec 1 45.4 NSFootnote 2 45.4 45.4
Eastern Canada 1 45.4 NS 45.4 45.4
Manitoba 4 41.3 2.1 40.0 44.4
Saskatchewan 3 45.9 0.4 45.5 46.3
Alberta and B.C. 4 42.3 2.0 40.1 44.7
Western Canada 11 42.9 2.5 40.0 46.3
Sample Canada
Manitoba 1 42.3 NS 42.3 42.3
Saskatchewan 2 43.5 0.9 42.8 44.1
Alberta and B.C. 8 42.7 2.0 40.8 45.6
Western Canada 11 42.8 1.7 40.8 45.6
All grades
Quebec 3 44.7 0.8 43.8 45.4
Ontario 33 45.6 1.6 42.6 48.1
Eastern Canada 36 45.5 1.6 42.6 48.1
Manitoba 334 42.8 1.8 39.3 49.2
Saskatchewan 745 42.4 2.5 34.9 48.2
Alberta and B.C. 676 43.2 2.3 35.5 48.7
Western Canada 1755 42.8 2.3 34.9 49.2
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