Canadian International Grains Institute

16
Apr
2020

Falling number (FN) has been a concern for producers for the 2019 harvest. The following document provides useful information on the FN test and how the results can affect the quality of bread, pasta and Asian noodles. For more information, please contact: Kristina Pizzi Manager, Analytical Services kpizzi@cigi.ca(204) 984-6076

14
Apr
2020

Winnipeg, April 14, 2020 – Today the memberships of Cereals Canada and the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) approved the amalgamation of both organizations under a unified governance and management structure. The approval of this merger follows four years of growing dialogue and collaboration between Cereals Canada and Cigi members and staff. “This merger brings … continue reading →

18
Oct
2019

Cereals Canada and Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) would like to remind producers about the tight tolerances for sprouted kernels and to avoid blending sprouted wheat with sound wheat. Sprouting is one of the main grading factors in the 2019 wheat harvest. Tight grading tolerances for severely sprouted kernels and total sprouted kernels in wheat … continue reading →

25
Sep
2019

Environmental conditions during the 2019 crop year will affect wheat quality by causing downgrading. Some of these downgrading factors may include, but are not limited to, Immature, Green, Frost/Heat Stress, Mildew and Sprouted kernels. Official definitions of these factors, how they are assessed and the limits for each class/grade can be found in the Canadian … continue reading →

24
Jun
2019

WINNIPEG – At it’s Annual General Meeting on June 21, 2019, the Canadian International Grains Institute’s Board of Directors, elected new members. Trent Rude (Viterra Inc.), was elected as Chair, replacing Kevin Bender (Alberta Wheat Commission) whose term ended. Drew Baker (Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association) was elected as Vice-Chair, and Hannah Konschuh (Alberta … continue reading →