Primary grade determinants tables for Canada Western Extra Strong (CWES) wheat

CWES wheat - part 1 of 5
Grade name Standard of quality
Minimum test weight kg/hL (g/0.5 L) Variety Minimum protein % Degree of soundness
number 1 CWES 75 (365) Any variety of the class CWES designated as such by order of the Commission 10.0 Fairly well matured, may be moderately bleached or frost-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels
number 2 CWES 73 (355) Any variety of the class CWES designated as such by order of the Commission No minimum May be frost-damaged, immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels
Canada Western (CW) Feed 65 (315) Any class or variety of wheat excluding amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP No minimum Reasonably sweet, excluded from higher grades on account of light weight or damaged kernels
Grade, if specs for CW Feed not met Wheat, Sample CW Account Light Weight      
CWES wheat - part 2 of 5
Grade name Foreign material
Ergot % Excreta % Matter other than cereal grains % Sclerotinia % Stones % Total %
number 1 CWES 0.04 0.01 0.2 0.04 0.03 0.8
number 2 CWES 0.04 0.03 0.3 0.04 0.06 1.5
CW Feed 0.10 0.03 1.0 0.10 0.10 10.0
Grade, if specs for CW Feed not met Wheat, Sample CW Account Ergot Wheat, Sample CW Account Excreta Wheat, Sample CW Account Admixture Wheat, Sample CW Account Admixture 2.5% or less - Rejected (grade) Account Stones Over 2.5% - Wheat, Sample Salvage See Mixed grain
CWES wheat - part 3 of 5
Grade name Wheats of other classes or varieties Footnote 1 Artificial stain, no residue % Degermed % Fireburnt % Fusarium damage %
Contrasting classes % Total %
number 1 CWES 1.5 3 0.1 7 0.0 1.0
number 2 CWES 2.5 5 0.1 13 0.0 1.0
CW Feed 10%, either alone or in combination with each other, of amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP 2.0 No limit 2.0 4.0
Grade, if CW Feed specs not met Over 10%, either alone or in combination with each other, of amber durum and any variety of the class CWSP - Wheat, Sample CW Account Admixture Wheat, Sample CW Account Stained Kernels   Wheat, Sample CW Account Fireburnt 10% or less - Wheat, Sample CW Account Fusarium Damage Over 10% - Wheat Commercial Salvage
CWES wheat - part 4 of 5
Grade name Grass green % Grasshopper, armyworm % Heated
Binburnt, severely mildewed, rotted, mouldy % Total %
number 1 CWES 2 3 0.02 0.4
number 2 CWES 10 8 0.03 1.0
CW Feed No limit No limit 2.50 2.5
Grade, if CW Feed specs not met     Wheat, Sample CW Account Heated
CWES wheat - part 5 of 5
Grade name Natural stain % Pink % Sawfly, midge % Shrunken and broken Footnote 2 Smudge and blackpoint Sprouted
Shrunken % Broken % Total % Smudge % Total % Severely sprouted % Total %
number 1 CWES 2 5 2 3 7 8 1 15 0.1 0.5
number 2 CWES 5 10 5 3 7 8 Consider overall appearance 0.3 2.0
CW Feed No limit No limit No limit No limit 13 No limit within broken tolerances No limit No limit No limit
Grade, if CW Feed specs not met         Sample Broken Grain    
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