Canadian International Grains Institute

Yearly Archives: 2014

11
Dec
2014
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Welcome to our Cigi Recipe Box! This is the place where Cigi staff share their favourite recipes featuring Canadian field crops. This delicious recipe comes from Patricia Le Sann.    Chickpea & Cranberry Couscous Salad   Ingredients: 1 ¼ C chicken stock 1 C dried whole wheat couscous ¼ tsp each of turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, salt … continue reading →

03
Dec
2014
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Welcome to Cigi TV,  a short video to keep you up to date with the innovative projects and programs that happen here at Cigi. Determining feasible options to upgrade wheat that has been downgraded due to factors such as fusarium damage is the focus of research underway with Cigi and the University of Saskatchewan. Cigi’s … continue reading →

18
Nov
2014
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Cigi’s Rex Newkirk spoke recently with Kelvin Heppner on Real Agriculture’s ‘Wheat School’ about the new crop missions currently ongoing, gluten strength levels in the wheat crop this year, and how the incidence of mildew has affected milling quality. Click here to see the post and video, courtesy of RealAgriculture.com: http://www.realagriculture.com/2014/11/wheat-school-milling-quality-surprisingly-high/