Video gallery

Harvest Sample Program

Mailing in a grain sample

1:28
Added: September 14, 2012
"Sending in a grain sample" shows how easy it is to participate in the Harvest Sample Program and get a free, unofficial CGC grade.

Sampling

Horizontal sampling with a double sleeve trier

3:37
Added: January 20, 2012
Grain inspector demonstrates how to take a sample horizontally from a bag of grain.


Vertical sampling with a double sleeve trier

3:01
Added: January 20, 2012
Grain inspector demonstrates how to take a sample vertically from a bag of grain.

Grading

Determination of commercially clean

2:45
Added: October 6, 2009
Grain inspector demonstrates the process for assessing Canadian wheat for commercial cleanliness before it is exported.

Insect pests

Southern cowpea weevil

0:13
Added: August 5, 2008
Adult southern cowpea weevils moving across yellow peas.


Indianmeal moth

Indianmeal moth

0:13
Added: September 2, 2008
Adult Indian meal moths quickly crawling across wheat kernels, while larvae crawl slowly.


Lesser grain borer

0:13
Added: September 2, 2008
Adult lesser grain borers crawling among wheat kernels.


Grain mite

0:17
Added: September 2, 2008
Grain mites moving about wheat kernels. Close-up views of mites in action.


Red flour beetle

0:13
Added: August 5, 2008
Adult red flour beetles running across wheat kernels.


Rice weevil

0:13
Added: August 5, 2008
Adult rice weevils moving among wheat kernels.


Rusty grain beetle

0:13
Added: August 5, 2008
Adult rusty grain beetles crawling over and under wheat kernels.


Sawtoothed grain beetle

0:13
Added: August 5, 2008
Saw-toothed grain beetles running about in oats.