Canadian International Grains Institute

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27
Oct
2014

WINNIPEG – The Government of Canada is making a significant investment in support of Cigi’s (Canadian International Grains Institute) market development, technical support, and customer care activities. The Hon. Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced today at Cigi in Winnipeg funding of $15 million from the AgriMarketing Program … continue reading →

18
Sep
2014
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Lisa Nemeth, Cigi Technical Specialist, Winter Wheat, recently spoke with Golden West radio about the condition of this year’s winter wheat crop, describing the milling quality as challenging in the face of widespread fusarium damage in Manitoba and eastern Saskatchewan. She discusses likely reasons for the large percentage of downgraded … continue reading →

02
Sep
2014
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WINNIPEG – Eight representatives from Japanese mills and food processing companies are attending the Japan-Canada Durum Wheat Program at Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) in Winnipeg this week. The program, which runs to September 6, includes presentations, in-depth practical sessions, and tours focused on Canadian durum wheat. “The program is … continue reading →

11
Aug
2014
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WINNIPEG – Senior-level representatives from 13 countries are attending the International Durum Wheat Program at Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) in Winnipeg this week. The program, which runs until August 15, includes lectures, laboratory sessions, field visits, and pilot processing demonstrations on Canadian durum wheat. The 22 international participants represent … continue reading →