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Trading Standards

The GTA Trading Standards are a critical tool for anyone purchasing, selling, trading, brokering or operating in the commercial grain industry. They are reviewed annually by the GTA Standards Committee with significant input from industry. 

2016/2017 Trading Standards

Section

 

 

 

1

Guide to the GTA Grain Trading Standards 

 

 

 

GTA Standards Explanatory Memorandum

 

 

       

2

Grains

Wheat Statement of Standards 

 

 

 

Wheat Standards Booklet 

 

    Wheat Variety Master List  

 

 

Barley Standards Booklet 

 

 

  Sorghum Standards Booklet  

 

 

Oats Standards Booklet

 

 

 

Cereal Rye and Triticale Standards Booklet 

 

 

 

Maize Standards Booklet

 

Section

Other Industry Produced Standards

 

3

Oilseeds

 

Australian Oilseeds Federation Standards 

AOF Standards Explanatory Memorandum

4

Pulses

Australian Pulse Trading Standards 

Pulse Australia Standards Explanatory Memorandum

5

Fodder

Fodder Trading Standards

6

Birdseed

Birdseeds Purchasing & Export Market Standards

7

Animal Proteins

Animal Protein Standards

8

Organics

National Standard for Organic & Bio-Dynamic Produce

9

By Products

Milling By-Products & Fibre Standards

10

Fats & Oils

Fats & Oils Standards

11

Problem Identification

Visual Recognition Standards Guide 2015-2016 edition

Note the 2015/16 edition applies for the 2016/17 year

 

 

Seed Impurities of Grain - Visual Identification Guide

 

  Insect Pest Visual Identification Guide
 

Submisisons re 2016/17 standards

The Standards Committee called for Round 1 industry submissions on the 2016/17 GTA Standards via Member Update 2 of 16  and Round 2 submissions were sought via Member Update 08 of 16.  Round 1 & 2 submissions can be viewed here.

Weed Seed Review

One of the key items for the 2016/17 Standards Review Process was the Weed Seed Review, as can be found in Appendix 1 of the Member Update 2 of 16.  A Weed Seed Review Summary Presentation was developed to provide the background, overview and outline of the agreed amendments within the Paper.  The outcome of the weed seed review is provided in the GTA Member Update 11 of 16 explaining the changes to the 2016/17 standards

 

2015/2016 Trading Standards

Section

GTA Produced Trading Standards

 

 

1

Guide to the GTA Grain Trading Standards 

 

 

 

GTA Standards Explanatory Memorandum

 

 

2

Grains

 

 

 

Wheat Statement of Standards

 

 

Wheat Trading Standards Booklet 

 
 

WQA - Wheat Variety Master List

   

 

Barley Trading Standards Booklet    

 

Sorghum Trading Standards Booklet

 

 

Oats Trading Standards Booklet

 

 

 

Cereal Rye and Triticale Trading Standards Booklet

 

 

  Maize Trading Standards Booklet    

Section

Other Industry Produced Standards  

3

Oilseeds

Australian Oilseeds Federation Standards

 

4

Pulses

Australian Pulse Trading Standards

 

5

Fodder

Fodder Trading Standards

 

6

Birdseed

Birdseeds Purchasing & Export Market Standards

 

7

Animal Proteins

Animal Protein Standards

 

8

Organics

National Standard for Organic & Bio-Dynamic Produce

 

9

By Products

Milling By-Products & Fibre Standards

 

10

Fats & Oils

Fats & Oils Standards

 

Section

Problem Identification

 

11

Visual Recognition Standards Guide 2015-2016 edition

Seed Impurities of Grain - Visual Identification Guide

Insect Pest Visual Identification Guide