Canadian International Grains Institute

Archives: June 2014

27
Jun
2014

Rex Newkirk, Cigi’s Vice President, Research and Innovation, recently spoke to Bob Simpson on CTV Saskatchewan’s Farmgate about Cigi’s role in growing international markets for western Canadian farmers. “It’s really important that customers around the world are aware of the opportunity to use Canadian grains, and what Cigi does is ensure the product is positioned … continue reading →

20
Jun
2014
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With the help of western Canadian farmers, Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) welcomes the addition of a winter wheat technical specialist to our team.  This new position at Cigi is made possible with investments from the Alberta Wheat Commission, the Saskatchewan Winter Cereals Development Commission, and Winter Cereals Manitoba, who are each investing $75,000 over … continue reading →

06
Jun
2014

WINNIPEG – Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) welcomes a major investment from the Government of Canada in support of Cigi’s research and innovation activities. The Hon. Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced today at Cigi in Winnipeg that funding of $5 million from the AgriInnovation Program (AIP) for five years will enable Cigi … continue reading →

03
Jun
2014

WINNIPEG – The Board of Directors of Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) is very pleased to announce that JoAnne Buth has been hired as the new CEO of Cigi. She takes over from Earl Geddes who is retiring on September 8, 2014. Buth is well known in the domestic and international grain industry, having spent … continue reading →

03
Jun
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. Earlier this year Cigi began a five year, $6.4 million Morocco durum and pulse project funded by Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada. In partnership with the … continue reading →