Canadian Grain Producer Questions & Answers
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Effective August 1, 2012 the cross-border system for wheat, durum and barley trade will work as it does for other commodities such as canola and pulses. Export licenses will no longer be needed to export wheat, durum or barley from Canada. Grain entering Canada would still be subject to Canada’s phytosanitary requirements.
Facilitates the marketing of cereals, oilseeds, and related agricultural products for the overall benefit of consumers and American agriculture.
Unless deposited for storage, grain generally enters the U.S. grain system under contracts that specify the delivery period, either spot or deferred. In the US, like Canada a verbal agreement is considered an enforceable contract, however, in most cases a written confirmation will be forwarded to the producer to be signed.