Grade Specifications

This table shows grade specifications regarding minimum weight, maximum sprout content, and maximum fusarium-damaged kernels. Please note the changes to maximum fusarium levels for grade #3 red wheat. Fusarium Damaged Kernels (FDK) over the maximum allowed will be downgraded to feed.

Grade #2

Test Weight % of Sprouts % Max FDK
CEWW 74 kg/hl 5.00% 1.00%
CEHRW 74 kg/hl 2.50% 1.00%
CERS 72 kg/hl 2.50% 1.00%
CESRW 74 kg/hl 2.50% 1.00%
CER 72 kg/hl 2.50% 1.00%

CE: If graded Canada Feed only because of sprouts and test weight.

Grade #3

Test Weight % of Sprouts % Max FDK
CEWW 69 kg/hl 8.00% 1.00%
CEHRW 69 kg/hl 8.00% 1.50%
CERS 69 kg/hl 8.00% 1.50%
CESRW 69 kg/hl 8.00% 1.50%
CER 69 kg/hl 8.00% 1.50%

CE: If graded Canada Feed only because of sprouts and test weight.

Protein Premiums

Protein Premiums Basis Grade #2

Basis 14.0% moisture.

Protein payment to be included as part of the initial payment.

Hard Red Winter (Pool B Protein Premium)
10.9% or less ………. nil
11.0% to 11.9% ………. $8/tonne
12.0% or more ………. $15/tonne
Hard Red Spring (Pool C Protein Premium)
11.9% or less ………. nil
12.0% to 12.4% ………. $10/tonne
12.5% or more ………. $18/tonne

Grade Discounts

Feed discounts will apply at time of delivery. Grain Farmers of Ontario does not accept sample grade wheat.

Soft White Winter (Pool A) Grade #3 $10/tonne
Hard Red Winter (Pool B) Grade #3 $10/tonne – no protein payment
Hard Red Spring (Pool C) Grade #3 $10/tonne – no protein payment
Soft Red Winter (Pool E) Grade #3 $10/tonne
Hard Red (Pool F) Grade #3 $10/tonne