Canadian Grain Commission

The Canadian Grain Commission regulates grain handling in Canada and establishes and maintains science-based standards of quality for Canadian grain.

Canadian Grain Commission services

Grain quality

Official Grain Grading Guide, grain grading, variety designation lists, managing stored grain, Harvest Sample Program, sampling grain, services


List of licensed grain companies, online reporting services, become licensed, renew a licence, grain company security, types of unlicensed grain companies, delivery eligibility declarations

Research and data

Current and historical statistics, Grain Research Laboratory, grain harvest and export quality, scientific reports

Producer protection

Producer rights, producer railway cars, Final Quality Determination, claims, licensee receiverships and conditional licences, how to dispute grain grades in eastern Canada

Direction for the industry

Acts and regulations, grain safety and identity preservation, product segregation codes, orders of the Canadian Grain Commission, policies and procedures, trade memos

About the Canadian Grain Commission

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Final Quality Determination

Final Quality Determination

If you disagree with a licensed primary elevator’s assessment of your grain’s grade, dockage, moisture or protein, you have up to 7 days to ask for a Final Quality Determination.

Science Strategy

Science Strategy

Our goals for grain science and research in response to the latest trends and developments in the grain sector.

Claims, receiverships and conditional licences

Claims, receiverships and conditional licences

The latest information on producer compensation claims, licensee receiverships and conditional licences.

2023 grain harvest and export quality

2023 grain harvest and export quality

The latest harvest quality and export data for the 2023 to 2024 crop year.

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