Canadian International Grains Institute

Archives: March 2014

31
Mar
2014

Executive search process underway to recruit new CEO Winnipeg – Today the Board of Directors, Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute), announced the retirement of Earl Geddes, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective September 8, 2014.  Cigi is a not-for-profit organization recognized for its independent market development programs and activities specializing in the delivery of high-quality technical … continue reading →

28
Mar
2014
Brazil investigative mission March 2014 crop

Brazilian millers, bakers, wheat traders and a pasta processor learned about the quality and potential use of Canadian wheat from Cigi milling and baking technical staff in early March. The three Cigi representatives on the Brazilian wheat and baking investigative mission held a seminar for 26 industry participants in Sao Paulo in southern Brazil and … continue reading →

27
Mar
2014
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Welcome to Cigi TV, our eNewsletter providing a short monthly video to keep you up to date with the innovative projects and programs that happen here at Cigi. Early generation testing is an important step in helping plant breeders assess the quality of new wheat varieties. In this episode Cigi staff discuss the testing process, … continue reading →

24
Mar
2014
NASA globe picture

Grain industry members are invited to attend the inaugural Canadian Global Crops Symposium taking place April 14-16, 2014 in Winnipeg, Canada.  This international event will connect Canada’s grains, oilseeds and pulse crop supply chains with buyers and importers from around the globe, and it will showcase Canada’s growing capacity to export food and feed commodities.  … continue reading →

18
Mar
2014
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Animal nutritionists from major companies in Egypt and Jordan recently learned about the use of canola meal as feed at seminars presented by Cigi on behalf of Dubai-based Al Ghurair Foods. Al Ghurair imported about one million tonnes of Canadian canola for crushing in the past year. Rex Newkirk, Vice-President of Research and Innovation at … continue reading →