If you sell wheat and barley in Western Canada, the Western Wheat & Barley
Check-off is automatically collected upon delivery of your grain to a
Canadian Grain Commission-licensed facility. It will be clearly marked on
your Cash Purchase Ticket (CPT).
Western Wheat & Barley Check-off Amounts
The Western Wheat & Barley Check-off rates vary by crop and province.
* Wheat purchased in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba: 48¢/tonne
* Barley purchased in B.C., Saskatchewan or Manitoba: 56¢/tonne
* Barley purchased in Alberta: 4¢/tonne
For more information, please go to our FAQ page or contact:
Your contribution to the Western Wheat & Barley Check-off funds research,
technical support and market development activities that deliver
significant benefits to your farm.
The funding recipients that conduct these activities on your behalf are
the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF), Canadian International
Grains Institute (Cigi) and the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre
To learn more about these benefits, click on an infographic.