Barley: Primary grade determinant tables

Barley, Canada Western (CW)/Canada Eastern (CE) Malting - part 1 of 2
Grade name Variety Standard of quality
  Damage
Adhered hulls % Fireburnt % Frost % Fusarium % Heated % Rotted, severely mildewed %
Covered
Select Malting CW/CE Two-row Any selected variety of the class Barley, Canada Western/Eastern Malting Two-row designated as such by order of the Commission N/A 0.0 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.0
Select Malting CW/CE Six-row Any selected variety of the class Barley, Canada Western/Eastern Malting Six-row designated as such by order of the Commission N/A 0.0 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.0
Hulless
Select Malting CW/CE Two-row Hulless Any selected variety of the class Barley, Canada Western/Eastern Malting Two-row Hulless designated as such by order of the Commission 5 0.0 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.0
Select Malting CW/CE Six-row Hulless Any selected variety of the class Barley, Canada Western/Eastern Malting Six-row Hulless designated as such by order of the Commission 5 0.0 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.0
Grade if specs for Select Malting CW/CE Two-row / Six-row (Hulless) not met Non-designated varieties which are selected for malting purposes are only eligible for the grade Barley, Sample Select Malting CW/CE Two-row/Six-row (Hulless) Account Variety Barley Sample Select Malting CW/CE Two-row / six-row Account Adhered Hulls Barley Sample Select Malting CW/CE Two-row / six-row Account Fireburnt Barley Sample Select Malting CW/CE Two-row / six-row Account Frost Barley Sample Select Malting CW/CE Two-row / six-row Account Fusarium Damage Barley Sample Select Malting CW/CE Two-row / six-row Account Heated Barley Sample Select Malting CW/CE Two-row / six-row Account Rotted, Severely Mildewed
Barley, Canada Western/Canada Eastern Malting - part 2 of 2
Grade name Standard of quality
Foreign material
Ergot % Excreta % Sclerotinia % Stones % Inseparable seeds % Large oil-bearing seeds
Covered
Select Malting CW/CE Two-row 0.02 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.2 Nil
Select Malting CW/CE Six-row 0.02 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.2 Nil
Hulless
Select Malting CW/CE Two-row Hulless 0.02 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.2 Nil
Select Malting CW/CE Six-row Hulless 0.02 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.2 Nil
Grade if specs for Select Malting CW/CE Two-row / Six-row (Hulless) not met Barley Sample Select Malting CW/CE Two-row / Six-row Account Admixture Barley Sample Select Malting CW/CE Two-row / Six-row Account Excreta Barley Sample Select Malting CW/CE Two-row / Six-row Account Admixture 2.5% or less – Barley, Rejected (CW grade) Account Stones or Barley, Sample CE Account Stones Over 2.5% – Barley, Sample Salvage Barley Sample Select Malting CW/CE Two-row / Six-row Account Admixture Barley Sample Select Malting CW/CE Two-row / Six-row Account Admixture

Note:

  • Barley not selected for malting will be graded according to “General Purpose” grades.
  • If specs for Select CW/CE Hulless grade not met add “Hulless” to Sample grade name.

Barley, Canada Western/Canada Eastern Food - part 1 of 2
Grade name Standard of quality Damage
Variety Varieties with adhered hulls % Other hulless varieties % Total adhered hulls % Broken % Fireburnt % Frost %

Fusarium %

Heated, rotted, severely mildewed %
Covered
Select Food CW/CE Two-row Any variety of two-row barley registered under the Seeds Act n/a n/a n/a 4 0.0 2 0.5 0.2
Select Food CW/CE Six-row Any variety of six-row barley registered under the Seeds Act n/a n/a n/a 4 0.0 2 0.5 0.2
Hulless
Select Food CW/CE Two-row Hulless Any variety of two-row hulless barley registered under the Seeds Act Considered as other cereal grains 5 5 4 0.0 2 0.5 0.2
Select Food CW/CE Six-row Hulless Any variety of six-row hulless barley registered under the Seeds Act Considered as other cereal grains 5 5 4 0.0 2 0.5 0.2
Grade, if Select food specs not met   50% or less– Barley, Sample Select Food CW/CE Account Adhered Hulls   Barley, Sample Select Food CW/CE Account Adhered Hulls Barley, Sample Select Food Broken Grain Barley, Sample Select Food CW/CE Account Fireburnt Barley, Sample Select Food
CW/CE Account Heated
Barley, Sample Select Food CW/CE Account Fusarium Barley, Sample Select Food CW/CE Account Heated
Barley, Canada Western/Canada Eastern Food - part 2 of 2
Grade name Damage Foreign material
Sprouted % Ergot % Excreta % Inseparable seeds % Other cereal grains % Sclerotinia % Stones % Total %
Covered
N/A Select Food CW/CE Two-row 0.02 0.01 0.2 2.0 0.02 0.02 2
N/A Select Food CW/CE Six-row 0.02 0.01 0.2 2.0 0.02 0.02 2
Hulless
0.5 Select Food CW/CE Two-row Hulless 0.02 0.01 0.2 2.0 0.02 0.02 2
0.5 Select Food CW/CE Six-row Hulless 0.02 0.01 0.2 2.0 0.02 0.02 2
Barley, Sample Select Food CW/CE Account Sprouted Grade, if Select food specs not met Barley, Sample Select Food CW/CE Account Ergot Barley, Sample Select Food CW/CE Account Excreta Barley, Sample Select Food CW/CE Account Admixture 50% or less– Mixed Grain, CW/CE Barley Barley, Sample Select Food CW/CE Account Admixture 2.5% or less– Barley, Rejected (CW grade) Account Stones or Barley, Sample CE Account Stones Over 2.5%– Barley, Sample Salvage 50% or less– Mixed Grain, CW/CE Barley

Note:

  • Barley not selected for food will be graded according to “General Purpose” grades.
  • If specs for Select CW/CE Hulless grade not met add “Hulless” to Sample grade name.

Barley, Canada Western/Canada Eastern General Purpose - part 1 of 3
Grade name Standard of quality
Minimum test weight kg/hl (g/0.5 l) Variety Varieties with adhered hulls % Other hulless varieties % Total adhered hulls % Degree of soundness
CW CE
Covered
number 1 CW/CE 63 (303) 60 (288) Any variety of barley registered under the Seeds Act n/a n/a n/a Reasonably sweet, may be frost-damaged, weather-stained or otherwise damaged
number 2 CW/CE 57 (274) 54 (260) Any variety of barley n/a n/a n/a Fairly sweet, excluded from other grades of barley on account of immature or severely damaged kernels
Hulless
number 1 CW/CE Hulless 72 (352) 72 (352) Any variety of hulless barley registered under the Seeds Act 10 No limit 10 Reasonably sweet, may be frost-damaged, weather-stained or otherwise damaged
number 2 CW/CE Hulless 65 (314) 65 (314) Any variety of hulless barley 20 No Limit 20 Fairly sweet, excluded from other grades of barley on account of immature or severely damaged kernels
Grade, if number 2 specs not met Barley Sample CW Account Light Weight Barley, Sample CE Account Light Weight      
Barley, Canada Western/Canada Eastern General Purpose - part 2 of 3
Grade name Damage
Broken % Fireburnt % Fusarium % Heated, rotted, severely mildewed % Sprouted %
Covered
number 1 CW/CE 15 0.0 1.0 0.5 10
number 2 CW/CE 25 0.5 1.0 2.5 20
Hulless
number 1 CW/CE Hulless 15 0.0 1.0 0.5 10
number 2 CW/CE Hulless 25 0.5 1.0 2.5 20
Grade, if number 2 specs not met Barley, Sample CW/CE Broken Grain Barley, Sample CW/CE Account Fireburnt Barley, Sample CW/CE Account Fusarium Mould Barley, Sample CW/CE Account Heated Barley, Sample CW/CE Account Sprouted
Barley, Canada Western/Canada Eastern General Purpose - part 3 of 3
Grade name Foreign material
Ergot % Excreta % Inseparable seeds % Other cereal grains % Sclerotinia % Stones % Wild oats % Total %
Covered
number 1 CW/CE 0.1 0.02 0.2 2.5 0.1 0.15 1.0 2.5
number 2 CW/CE 0.1 0.02 0.2 8.0 0.1 0.15 2.5 10.0
Hulless
number 1 CW/CE Hulless 0.1 0.02 0.2 2.5 0.1 0.15 1.0 2.5
number 2 CW/CE Hulless 0.1 0.02 0.2 8.0 0.1 0.15 2.5 10.0
Grade, if number 2 specs not met Barley, Sample CW/CE Account Ergot Barley, Sample CW/CE Account Excreta Barley, Sample CW/CE Account Admixture 50% or less– Mixed Grain CW/CE Barley Barley, Sample CW/CE Account Admixture 2.5% or less– West - Barley, Rejected (CW grade) Account Stones or East - Barley Sample CE Account Stones Over 2.5%– Barley, Sample Salvage 50% or less– Mixed Grain CW/CE Barley 50% or less– Mixed Grain CW/CE Barley

Note:

If specs for CW/CE Hulless grade not met add “Hulless” to Sample grade name.

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