Canadian farms provide a diverse range of crops for domestic and international markets. We are committed to creating new opportunities for the crops industry to enable competitiveness, innovation and market development.
Information about the voluntary check-off applied to wheat and barley grown in the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, and the Peace River District of British Columbia to fund new variety research as well as new marketing opportunities.
Canadian Wheat Alliance
Coordinates research and development projects to improve the yield of wheat by reducing losses under extreme weather conditions such as drought, heat, cold and diseases.
The Order in Council sets out minimum volumes of grain that Canadian National Railway Company and Canadian Pacific Railway Company are each required to move. The Order, under section 47(1) of the Canada Transportation Act, also requires the railways to report to the Minister of Transport on weekly shipments.
In May 2014 Canada Transportation Act and the Canada Grain Act, provided additional measures designed to help the entire grain transportation system reach the goal of getting product to market quickly and more efficiently following a record crop year for Canadian farmers.