Canadian International Grains Institute

Archives: August 2014

11
Aug
2014
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WINNIPEG – Senior-level representatives from 13 countries are attending the International Durum Wheat Program at Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) in Winnipeg this week. The program, which runs until August 15, includes lectures, laboratory sessions, field visits, and pilot processing demonstrations on Canadian durum wheat. The 22 international participants represent trading organizations, mills, and processing … continue reading →

08
Aug
2014
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Cigi has begun collecting grain samples from major grain handlers from several regions across the Prairies for the annual harvest assessment to be conducted this fall. Once collected the samples are then used to create composite samples, each representative of a Prairie region. The assessment will determine quality characteristics such as protein content, milling and … continue reading →

05
Aug
2014
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The summer edition of Cigi.ca offers lots of good reading, viewing and listening with a combination of stories, audio and video clips about Cigi’s work on behalf of farmers and industry. Listen as retiring CEO Earl Geddes shares the five words he would use to describe Cigi, learn about our current and upcoming activities with … continue reading →