Canadian International Grains Institute

Archives: December 2012

21
Dec
2012
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Since November, Cigi staff have travelled to 12 countries in Southeast Asia, Europe, South America, and the Middle East to meet with customers and discuss the quality of the Canadian wheat crop. Dave Burrows, Cigi Director of Farmer Relations and Communications, joined Cigi technical staff on the recent mission to Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia … continue reading →

17
Dec
2012
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An effective innovation pathway can create profitable opportunities for Canada and Canadian agricultural producers. However, all too often investments in research do not result in profitable end-use applications.  This program will explore current real life examples of innovation and the steps that led to their successful application. The program will also provide the opportunity for … continue reading →

14
Dec
2012
Canada Grains Council Meeting In Ottawa

The Canada Grains Council and Grain Growers of Canada held an excellent conference at the end of November in Ottawa entitled “2012: The Dawn of a New Era in Canada’s Grain Industry.” The conference was attended by senior representatives from across the grain industry and government. I attended on behalf of Cigi and used the … continue reading →

06
Dec
2012
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Peter Frohlich, Technical Specialist in Cigi’s pulse area, spoke to Kelvin Heppner on Golden West Radio about current and upcoming project work that Cigi is conducting on pulse ingredients. The work being done at Cigi and with the food industry on using pulses to enhance the nutritional value of popular food products has far-reaching potential. … continue reading →

03
Dec
2012
CPRW post_featured image

The Canadian Pulse Research Workshop is the biennial meeting of pulse researchers in Canada. Building on the success of the previous meetings, the 9th Canadian Pulse Research Workshop in Niagara Falls, Ontario in November brought together pulse researchers from different disciplines to present their latest results within many areas of research. Cigi represented the area … continue reading →