Canadian Canola Growers Association

Know Your Grade 2019

October 23, 2019Hub Article

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Part of a sound marketing plan is understanding what is in your bin. This is particularly important this year, given the variability throughout the growing season and ongoing harvest challenges. We are increasingly hearing of quality issues related to crop immaturity, sprouting, tough canola and other downgrading factors.

Know what you have in your bin

Knowing your quality goes a long way to better negotiate prices and maximize the value of your harvest. Register now for the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) Harvest Sample Program (deadline November 30th). It's free and easy to use. For canola, participating farmers receive an unofficial grade, dockage,... (read more)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Part of a sound marketing plan is understanding what is in your bin. This is particularly important this year, given the variability throughout the growing season and ongoing harvest challenges. We are increasingly hearing of quality issues related to crop immaturity, sprouting, tough canola and other downgrading... (read more)

CCGA Celebrates 35 Years

September 30, 2019Hub Article

​​​​In 1984, Canada had three different prime ministers1 and a prime interest rate hovering around 12%.

  • Marc Garneau became the first Canadian in space.
  • Corey Hart wore Sunglasses at Night.
  • TSN made its television debut.
  • The first herbicide-tolerant variety of canola was registered.

​​​​​Also in 1984, Prairie Canola Growers Council (PCGC)... (read more)