Preliminary quality data of Canadian oilseed-type soybean in 2017

Table 1 Oil content and protein content of Canadian oilseed-type soybean
Grade/Province Sample Number Oil Content Protein Content
2017 2016 2017 2016
Mean Min Max Mean Mean Min Max Mean
Eastern Canada
No. 1 Canada (yellow)
Ontario 78 21.6 19.3 25.1 22.3 38.6 35.1 42.3 40.1
Quebec 3 20.5 19.3 22.0 22.8 39.3 37.3 41.5 39.8
Eastern Canada 81 21.5 19.3 25.1 22.4 38.7 35.1 42.3 40.0
No. 2 Canada (yellow)
Ontario 131 21.0 16.9 24.1 22.1 38.9 35.1 43.7 40.8
Quebec 20 20.0 18.2 21.4 21.4 40.8 37.9 43.3 40.4
Eastern Canada 151 20.8 18.2 21.4 21.4 39.0 37.9 43.3 40.7
Overall Eastern Canada 232 21.1 16.9 25.1 22.0 39.0 35.1 43.7 40.5
Western Canada
No. 1 Canada (yellow)
Manitoba 11 21.6 19.7 23.3 21.1 37.8 35.1 41.2 39.9
Saskatchewan 3 21.7 19.6 24.3 20.0 35.5 29.9 38.7 40.3
Alberta and B.C. 1 21.7 21.7 21.7 - 35.4 35.4 35.4 -
Western Canada 15 21.6 19.6 24.3 21.0 37.2 29.9 41.2 39.4
No. 2 Canada (yellow)
Manitoba 57 21.2 18.2 23.4 21.3 37.1 33.1 40.2 39.9
Saskatchewan 25 22.1 20.1 24.1 20.6 36.0 31.5 40.9 38.9
Alberta and B.C. 4 22.7 21.2 24.3 20.0 35.7 31.4 37.9 39.9
Western Canada 86 21.5 18.2 24.3 21.1 36.8 31.4 40.9 39.0
No. 3 Canada (yellow)
Manitoba 2 20.4 18.4 22.3 21.6 36.5 33.2 39.8 39.5
Saskatchewan 3 22.8 22.1 24.0 - 34.5 32.6 37.2 -
Western Canada 5 21.8 18.4 24.0 21.6 35.3 32.6 39.8 38.5
No. 4 Canada (yellow)
Saskatchewan 2 22.5 21.5 23.5 - 35.8 33.5 38.0 -
Western Canada 2 22.5 21.5 23.5 - 35.8 33.5 38.0 -
No. 5 Canada (yellow)
Saskatchewan 1 23.5 23.5 23.5 - 35.3 35.3 35.3 -
Western Canada 1 23.5 23.5 23.5 - 35.3 35.3 35.3 -
All Grades
Manitoba 70 21.2 18.2 23.4 21.3 37.2 33.1 41.2 38.9
Saskatchewan 34 22.2 19.6 24.3 20.5 35.8 29.9 40.9 39.6
Alberta and B.C. 5 22.5 21.2 24.3 20.0 35.7 31.4 37.9 39.9
Overall Western Canada 109 21.6 18.2 24.3 21.1 36.7 29.9 41.2 39.0
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