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Making the Grade

Tuesday, December 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A hands-on grain grading day for farmers

This one day course will provide you with a better understanding of how your canola, wheat, barley and pulse crops are graded and what you need to know to get the best grade.

Seating is limited and pre-registration is required for this day of hands-on, interactive learning.

Register for both Making the Grade (December 18 in Olds) and Hedging Edge (December 19 & 20 in Red Deer) and receive $50 off your Hedging Edge registration.

To receive the discount, register for Making the Grade FIRST and your confirmation email will include a promotional code to receive the $50 discount for Hedging Edge

Making the Grade Participants will be divided into small groups and will rotate through these four sessions:

Canola Grading – Judy Elias from Canadian Grain Commission will take you through the canola grading process including correct screening for dockage and assessing green seed. Angela Brackenreed from the Canola Council of Canada will discuss the harvest and storage management techniques that farmers can use to help them getting the best grade for their canola.

Wheat Grading – Scott Kippen from the Canadian Grain Commission will provide an overview of how the latest in wheat grading techniques such as falling number and mycotoxin deoxynivalenol (DON). Kippen will also provide producers insight into how they can increase their profitability and a possible higher grade by using proper grain storage.

Barley Grading – Kevin Sich from Rahr Malting will highlight grading issues such as chitting and kernel plumpness to hit malt barley quality.

Pulse Grading -Pulse Grading details coming soon


Tuesday, December 18
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Olds College
4500 - 50 Street
Olds, Alberta T4H 1R6 Canada
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