Preliminary quality data of eastern and western Canadian canola 2020

Summary Statistics by Grade by Province:

Table information:

  • Results are unlikely to represent samples harvested within two weeks of the date of this report.
  • The "Number of Samples" figures may not reflect actual production distributions across grades.
  • Samples were supplied by producers and grain companies.

As of October 22, 2020

Table 1 2020-2021 Harvest of Canada Napus Canadian Canola
Grade Oil Content % (8.5% moisture basis)
Number
of Samples
Mean Std Dev Min Max
Canola, No. 1 Canada
Quebec 5 43.1 0.8 42.3 44.1
Ontario 13 43.6 1.3 40.1 45.1
Eastern Canada 18 43.5 1.2 40.1 45.1
Manitoba 272 43.8 1.6 39.7 49.8
Saskatchewan 532 43.8 2.4 34.0 50.2
Alberta and B.C. 378 44.6 2.7 37.3 50.3
Western Canada 1182 44.0 2.4 34.0 50.3
Canola, No. 2 Canada
Ontario 1 42.7 NSFootnote 1 42.7 42.7
Eastern Canada 1 42.7 NSFootnote 1 42.7 42.7
Manitoba 5 44.5 0.8 43.8 45.7
Saskatchewan 22 44.5 1.6 40.4 47.4
Alberta and B.C. 13 43.9 2.4 40.4 47.8
Western Canada 40 44.3 1.8 40.4 47.8
Canola, No. 3 Canada
Manitoba 2 43.3 1.9 41.9 44.6
Saskatchewan 8 46.1 2.0 43.3 49.7
Alberta and B.C. 4 45.9 1.0 44.8 46.8
Western Canada 14 45.6 1.9 41.9 49.7
Sample Canada
Saskatchewan 5 45.8 1.2 44.5 47.6
Alberta and B.C. 5 44.3 2.8 41.1 47.6
Western Canada 10 45.0 2.2 41.1 47.6
All grades
Quebec 5 43.1 0.8 42.3 44.1
Ontario 14 43.6 1.3 40.1 45.1
Eastern Canada 19 43.4 1.2 40.1 45.1
Manitoba 279 43.8 1.6 39.7 49.8
Saskatchewan 567 43.8 2.4 34.0 50.2
Alberta and B.C. 400 44.6 2.7 37.3 50.3
Western Canada 1246 44.1 2.4 34.0 50.3
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