Canadian International Grains Institute

Archives: March 2013

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Mar
2013
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Japan and Korea may open up their markets to a wider range of Canadian feed grains if the success of a recent barley promotion mission is any indication, according to Dr. Rex Newkirk, Cigi’s Vice-President of Research and Innovation, who participated in the visit to those countries. The Canadian delegation, which presented feed seminars and … continue reading →

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Mar
2013
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Fifteen farmers from Western Canada are into their second day of learning and discussion at Cigi’s Combine to Customer course.  During the three day program the farmers are hearing from senior leaders in the grain industry on a range of topics including the role of plant breeding, where the seed industry is heading in the … continue reading →

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Mar
2013
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There’s a new crop of stories, photos, video and audio clips in the Spring 2013 issue of Cigi’s e-publication. Read about Cigi’s involvement with the Prairie Grains Development Committee, our latest work with pulse flours, and check out the interactive map detailing where Cigi staff have been recently promoting Canadian field crops in markets around … continue reading →

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Mar
2013
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It’s that time of year again!…  ‘Ag in the City’ was held at the Winnipeg Forks Market this past weekend and Cigi was in attendance. This event is held annually to promote the importance of agriculture and food production for those who may not see the process in their daily lives. Cigi’s booth was full … continue reading →

14
Mar
2013
Paul Ebbinghaus shows pasta samples to Her Excellency Dienne H. Moehario (middle), Mr. Julang Pujianto (right) and delegates.

Her Excellency Dienne H. Moehario, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Canada, and Mr. Julang Pujianto, Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia (in Toronto, Canada), headed a delegation of  senior Indonesian consulate general and embassy officials who visited Cigi and toured its technical facilities today. The delegation was accompanied by representatives from the … continue reading →