Calculation of Moisture Shrinkage Allowance for Grain Artificially Dried at Primary Elevators

Order number 2018-31-1

October, 2018


  1. The Canadian Grain Commission (the "Commission") has authority under section 118(h) of the Canada Grain Act to make orders constituting directives to the trade.
  2. Operators of licenced primary elevators may, under section 38.1 of the Canada Grain Regulations, dry tough, damp, moist or wet grain in accordance with orders of the Commission.
  3. Order No. 2018-31 issued on July 31, 2018 by the Commission, provided instructions to the grain industry on the calculation of moisture shrinkage.
  4. An order of the Commission respecting the calculation of the moisture shrinkage for grain was registered by the Clerk of the Privy Council as SOR/2018-176 on August 23, 2018.

The Commission makes the following order:

  1. Effective immediately, Commission Order No. 2018-31 made on July 31, 2018 is revoked and replaced with this order.

Patti Miller
Chief Commissioner

Doug Chorney
Assistant Chief Commissioner

Lonny McKague

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