BC Peace River Grain Industry Development Council

The British Columbia Peace River Grain Industry Development Council (GIDC) is pleased to confirm approval of the new BC Wheat and Barley Levy by Order in Council (OIC) 233, effective August 1, 2017. OIC 233 authorizes levy collection of $0.48 / tonne on wheat and $ 0.56 / tonne on barley; this is in addition to the existing BC Grain Levy established by OIC 363 in 2004.

The new BC Wheat and Barley levy replaces the former Western Wheat and Barley Check-off.  Regulated by the Grain Industry Development Fund Regulation, the BC Peace River Grain Industry Development Council will administer all grain levies in the province.

Table of Levy Rates and Collection Details

Levy Name Commodity Rate Allocation Collection Calendar

Refunds               

BC Grain Levy

(est. 1990)

Grain, oilseed & pulse crops 1/3 of 1% of sales Funding Awards Jan 1 – Dec 31
  • 100 % refundable
  • due Jan 31
BC Wheat & Barley Levy

(est. 2017)

Wheat $0.48 / tonne Research Organizations Jan 1 – Dec 31
  • 100 % refundable
  • due Jan 31
Barley $0.56 / tonne

We invite you to select the links to the right to view the results of these activities, and other information about the Council and its work.

 Contact the Council at  gidc@bcpeace.com.