Nov 2017

Grade School - North Battleford

SaskCanola, SaskBarley, and Sask Wheat present Grade School 2017. Learn more about degrading factors in wheat, barley and canola.

Representatives from the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) will provide grading demonstrations for producers and discuss degrading factors and proper sampling techniques.


Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) technical staff will demonstrate the impacts of degrading factors on end product quality for wheat and explain the quality requirements for Canadian wheat around the world.

Event details:

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Dekker Centre
623 Carlton Trail

Registration at 9:00 a.m.
Program begins at 9:30 a.m.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Please click on the button at the bottom of the page to register. Registration will be limited to 30 participants in each location.

More Grade School events are being planned for 2018 in other parts of the province. Please check the commission websites in the new year for more information.

If you have any questions or concerns prior to the event, please contact one of the host commissions:
SaskCanola: 306-975-0262, 1-877-241-7044 or
SaskBarley: 306-653-7232 or
Sask Wheat: 306-653-7932 or

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