Canadian International Grains Institute

Archives: August 2011

22
Aug
2011
ontario wheat scoop

I thought it would be appropriate to post a previously published article I wrote for Ontario Grain Farmer magazine. The article explores the definition of wheat ‘quality’ and gives some insight into its ambiguous nature. To be clear, my opinions on the quality of this year’s crop are generalizations based on the information that has … continue reading →

19
Aug
2011
ontario wheat scoop

All of the analysis, with the exception of the cookie dough test, have been completed for the Southwest Ontario composite samples. Based on the data the quality looks to be very similar to the wheat crop in both 2009 and 2010. The good news is that there seems to be a lot more No. 1 … continue reading →

15
Aug
2011
Touring durum wheat crop plots at SPARC

Representatives from seven countries are attending the 13th International Durum Wheat Program at the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) in Winnipeg. The program, which runs during the week of August 15, includes lectures, laboratory sessions and pilot processing demonstrations on Canadian durum wheat. The 10 international participants represent trading organizations, mills and processing companies from … continue reading →

04
Aug
2011
ontario wheat scoop

I’ve posted a video to show how the receiving and processing of wheat samples is done for the Ontario Wheat Quality Survey. httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BSjmV_1Iyc&context=C4f2a274ADvjVQa1PpcFOU8efM0GO_dqwsm7SafPaFvn0WM4qU9YI=