Non-EU Policy

Updated as of April 29th, 2020 – NOT Accepting non-EU Approved Varieties.

Some new information about the marketability of the non-EU Approved corn has come to light on both of the international and domestic markets.  We have revised our policy accordingly to ensure that we are able to provide our customers with the highest and best market price for there grain.   Some of the seed companies are pulling the varieties that are on the non-approved list and some are offering seed replacement if requested.  We ask that you check in with your seed dealer to inquire about your options and confirm the varieties that you have.   If you have any questions, please feel free to call us.  

Lockie Farms Policy on Non-Approved EU Corn Varieties

At this busy and difficult time of the year, we are seeing a new issue arise for the 2020 growing season that we wanted to bring to your attention. There are several corn seed varieties that are available to buy/plant in Ontario but have NOT been approved for the European Union (EU). Please know that this does affect all Producers and Elevators within Ontario that grow or accept this corn. With the markets and demand for corn starting to be limited domestically with ethanol plants slowing down and expectations of the feed trade to do the same, every farmer is needing the most amount of markets to sell their grain. This will push us more into an export value market for this coming season. Also, keep in mind many domestic end user also producer by products that are marketed overseas and therefore affected. Every elevator in the province is going to have to decide to either not take these varieties or how to segregate then within the elevator. It is ultimately the producer’s responsibility to ensure that these varieties stay out of the export chain.

We have decided this growing season that we will NOT be accepting these varieties at the elevator but will work with farmers to market this corn on an off farm basis only. Logistically, handling these varieties are going to be exceedingly difficult during rush of the harvest. As a producer growing this variety will require more patience at harvest time, as the market for wet corn is very limited. If you are shipping off farm with these varieties only limited domestic market prices will be available to you. It would also mean that all drivers and producers would need to know what variety they have on the truck at the time of delivery to ensure compliance. There will be restrictions for handling this grain and information will need to be shared about growing these varieties, prior to harvest. Please take these restrictions into consideration when planting as there will be no exceptions. This will not be an easy process at harvest time, as no one wants a bill for a rejected boat in the EU.

Attached is the link with the list of non-approved seed varieties (https://www.oaba.on.ca/files/cornhybrids.pdf). If this list changed during the growing season the up to date information can be found at (CSTA List)

NON-APPROVED Varieties

CompanyNumberRatingBrand NamesGM Events
BrevantB95N59SXE2750SmartStax EnlistTC1507; Mon89034; DAS59122; MON88017; DAS40278
BrevantB00R96AMXT3000Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
BrevantB04S21Q3125QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
BrevantB82R52Q2400QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
BrevantB90N18SXE2600SmartStax EnlistTC1507; Mon89034; DAS59122; MON88017; DAS40278
BrevantB95R46AMXT2825Optimum Intrasect XTremeNK603; TC1507; DAS-59122-7; MIR604; MON810
BrevantB98D25Q2925QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
BrevantP90J26Q2650QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
BrevantP92R26Q2725QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
BrevantP93C41Q2750QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
BrevantB06N59SXE3125SmartStax EnlistTC1507; Mon89034; DAS59122; MON88017; DAS40278
BrevantB07M64Q3200QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
BrevantB10R32AML3325Optimum AcreMax LeptraNK603; TC1507; MIR162; MON810
DEKALBDKC51-99RIB3075Trecepta® RIB Complete®MON89034, MIR162, NK603
DEKALBDKC57-16RIB3200Trecepta® RIB Complete®MON89034, MIR162, NK603
Maizex Seeds Inc.MZ 4151TRE3000Trecepta® RIB Complete®MON89034, MIR162, NK603  REMOVED FROM MARKET
PioneerP9526AMXT2825Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP1197AMXT3400Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP9789AMXT2900Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP0157AMXT3050Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP0242AMXT3100Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP0574AMXT3125Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP0789AMXT3325Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP0825AMXT3300Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP9608AMXT2850Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP9621AMXT2850Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP9840AMXT2900Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP9998AMXT2950Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP0306AMXT3125Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP9377AMXT2650Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP7527AMXT2150Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP8352AMXT2425Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP8989AMXT2650Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP9188AMXT2700Optimum AcreMax XtremeNK603 TC1507 DAS-59122-7 MIR604 MON810
PioneerP8407Q2450QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
PioneerP8537Q2550QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
PioneerP8820Q2600QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
PioneerP9233Q2750QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
PioneerP9301Q2750QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
PioneerP9608Q2850QromeNK603; DP4114;; MIR604; MON810
PioneerP9998Q2950QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
PioneerP0075Q3000QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
PioneerP0306Q3100QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
PioneerP0720Q3250QromeNK603; DP4114; MIR604; MON810
PioneerP9946AML2950Optimum AcreMax LeptraNK603; TC1507; MIR162; MON810
PRIDE SeedsA7464G4 RIB3200Trecepta® RIB Complete®MON89034, MIR162, NK603  REMOVED FROM MARKET

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