08
Aug
2014
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Cigi has begun collecting grain samples from major grain handlers from several regions across the Prairies for the annual harvest assessment to be conducted this fall. Once collected the samples are then used to create composite samples, each representative of a Prairie region. The assessment will determine quality characteristics such … continue reading →

18
Jul
2014
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This week, 21 representatives from 16 countries are participating in the Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) 47th International Grain Industry Program. During the course of the program, the group will participate in a variety of demonstrations, tours, and technology sessions with an emphasis on western Canadian wheat and pulse crops. … continue reading →

17
Jul
2014
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Rex Newkirk, Cigi Vice President of Research and Innovation,  speaks with RealAgriculture’s Lyndsey Smith about the role of protein and gluten strength in wheat quality and end-use opportunities in a recent online video  interview. The segment is featured as part of  RealAgriculture’s Wheat School series. To watch the interview click … continue reading →

27
Jun
2014

Rex Newkirk, Cigi’s Vice President, Research and Innovation, recently spoke to Bob Simpson on CTV Saskatchewan’s Farmgate about Cigi’s role in growing international markets for western Canadian farmers. “It’s really important that customers around the world are aware of the opportunity to use Canadian grains, and what Cigi does is … continue reading →