Quality of Canadian soybean export shipments

Previous crop year date averages for each grade, from all ports from August 1, 2016 to Febuary 28, 2017

Crop year to date averages for each grade, from all ports from August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2017

The Canadian Grain Commission maintains Soybean, export quality graphs that visually represent the export quality data.

Quality Parameter Testing period No. 1 Canada Yellow No. 2 Canada Yellow No. 3 Canada Yellow
Dockage, % Crop year to date n/sFootnote 2 1.04 0.90
Previous crop year n/s 0.91 n/s
Moisture, % Crop year to date n/s 12.5 12.3
Previous crop year n/s 12.1 n/s
Seed chlorophyll, mg/kg Crop year to date n/s 0.7 0.5
Previous crop year n/s 0.7 n/s
Oil contentFootnote 1, per cent; dry matter basis Crop year to date n/s 21.2 22.4
Previous crop year n/s 21.2 n/s
Protein content, per cent; dry matter basis Crop year to date n/s 39.7 39.7
Previous crop year n/s 39.7 n/s
Oil contentFootnote 1, per cent; 13% moisture basis Crop year to date n/s 18.4 19.4
Previous crop year n/s 18.4 n/s
Protein content, per cent; 13% moisture basis Crop year to date n/s 34.6 34.5
Previous crop year n/s 34.6 n/s
Protein, Oil Free (Meal Protein), per cent; 13% moisture basis Crop year to date n/s 43.9 44.5
Previous crop year n/s 43.9 n/s
Palmitic acid (C16:0),% of total fatty acids Crop year to date n/s 10.2 10.2
Previous crop year n/s 10.4 n/s
Stearic acid (C18:0),% of total fatty acids Crop year to date n/s 4.0 4.1
Previous crop year n/s 4.1 n/s
Oleic acid (C18:1),% of total fatty acids Crop year to date n/s 22.9 22.9
Previous crop year n/s 21.9 n/s
Linoleic acid (C18:2),% of total fatty acids Crop year to date n/s 53.1 54.0
Previous crop year n/s 53.3 n/s
Linolenic acid (C18:3),% of total fatty acids Crop year to date n/s 8.1 6.7
Previous crop year n/s 8.6 n/s
Iodine value Crop year to date n/s 133.3 131.3
Previous crop year n/s 134.0 n/s
Free fatty acids, % Crop year to date n/s 0.21 0.20
Previous crop year n/s 0.24 n/s
Number of cargoes represented Crop year to date 0 120 1
Previous crop year 0 111 0
Tonnes represented Crop year to date 0 3,411,361 5,509
Previous crop year 0 2,688,375 0
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