Canadian International Grains Institute

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 →

09
May
2019

Kevin Bender, the Chair of the Board of Directors of Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) is pleased to announce that Dean Dias will assume the role of interim CEO of Cigi. Dias will take over from JoAnne Buth who is retiring on May 24, 2019. Dias holds a Diploma in Software Engineering from Cambrian College … continue reading →

13
Mar
2019

WINNIPEG – The Canadian International Grains Institute is receiving $6.2 million in funding from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership’s AgriMarketing program.  The announcement was made today at Cigi by the Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. Over the next three years Cigi will use this funding to demonstrate Canadian wheat quality to international markets, … continue reading →