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Trading Standards

 

GTA Trade Mark Rules - effective April 2024

 


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 the industry. 

2023/2024 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 Standards Booklet 

 

Wheat Variety Master List - sorted by name

 

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

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

11        

Problem Identification                     

Visual Recognition Standards Guide 2023-2024 (web version)

ORDER VRSG book here

 

 

Seed Impurities of Grain - Visual Identification Guide

Grain Impurities Guide - Mobile Friendly version

 

 

Insect Pest Visual Identification Guide

Submissions for 2023/2024 Standards

The Standards Committee called for Round 1 industry submissions on the 2023/2024 GTA Standards via Member Update 3 of  23  and Round 2 submissions were sought via Member Update 9 of 23 

 

2022/2023 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 Standards Booklet 

 

WQA - Wheat Variety Master List - sorted by code

WQA - Wheat Variety Master List - sorted by name

 

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

Seasonal Canola Standard CS0 1 (S) & CS0 1-a (S)

Australian Oilseeds Federation Standards (updated, effective 21 November 2022)

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 2022-2023 (web version)

To purchase full resolution book, click here

 

 

Seed Impurities of Grain - Visual Identification Guide

Grain Impurities Guide - Mobile Friendly version

 

 

Insect Pest Visual Identification Guide

Submissions for 2022/2023 Standards

The Standards Committee called for Round 1 industry submissions on the 2022/2023 GTA Standards via Member Update 2 of 22  and Round 2 submissions were sought via Member Update 5 of 22 

Submissions for 2022-2023 can be found here.

 


2021/2022 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 Standards Booklet 

  WQA - 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

(No change from 2020-2021)

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 2021-2022 (web version)

To purchase full resolution book, click here

 

 

Seed Impurities of Grain - Visual Identification Guide

Grain Impurities Guide - Mobile Friendly version

 

 

Insect Pest Visual Identification Guide

Submissions for 2021/2022 Standards

The Standards Committee called for Round 1 industry submissions on the 2021/2022 GTA Standards via Member Update 4 of 21  and Round 2 submissions were sought via Member Update 7 of 21 

Submissions for 2021-2022 can be found here.


2020/2021 Trading Standards

Section

GTA Produced Trading Standards

1

Guide to the GTA Grain Trading Standards 

 

GTA Standards Explanatory Memorandum (Aug 2020)

GTA Standards Explanatory Memorandum (Nov 2020 - amended)

2

Grains

 

Wheat Statement of Standards 

Wheat Standards Booklet 

  WQA - 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

(No change from 2019-2020)

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 2020-2021 edition

VRSG - Mobile Friendly version

 

 

Seed Impurities of Grain - Visual Identification Guide

Grain Impurities Guide - Mobile Friendly version

 

 

Insect Pest Visual Identification Guide

Submissions for 2020/2021 Standards

The Standards Committee called for Round 1 industry submissions on the 2020/21 GTA Standards via Member Update 2 of 20  and Round 2 submissions were sought via Member Update 09 of 20 

Submissions for 2020-2021 can be found here.