Canadian Canola Growers Association

Understanding Dockage in Canola

February 12, 2018Hub Article

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The dockage assessment process doesn't need to feel like a mystery. So we've produced two new videos that break down dockage basics for farmers and lay​ out the official process for determining dockage in canola as set by the Canadian Grain Commission. 

CCGA created the videos to answer farmers' questions about dockage, including:

  • ​dockage assessment essentials – what constitutes dockage?
  • the official process of cleaning a sample and assessing for dockage, including sieve types and sizes, as well as the steps the elevator follows when determining dockage
  • commonly used terms, such as conspicuous admixture and commercially clean
  • farmers' rights and... (read more)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The dockage assessment process doesn't need to feel like a mystery. So we've produced two new videos that break down dockage basics for farmers and lay​ out the official process for determining dockage in canola as set by the Canadian Grain Commission. 

CCGA created the videos to answer farmers' questions... (read more)

WTO Ministerial Conference—Science must underpin our global trading system

February 2, 2018Hub Article

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​In December 2017, at the 11th World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference, Canada and 16 other countries issued a joint statement. The statement calls on WTO members to respect science when developing measures to ensure food safety and to protect animal and plant health.

The joint statement speaks to the existing WTO... (read more)