Big changes for grain marketing and research in Canada

Big changes are coming to the Canadian International Grains Institute and Western Grains Research Foundation. Both groups had been funded through the Western Canadian Deduction, a farmer check-off that sunsets on July 31 this year. CIGI’s new source of core funding will be the three wheat commissions and the seven grain exporters/handlers. They will contribute […] Read more

Wheat buyers want variety

The world knocks on Western Canada’s doors to get hard red spring wheat and durum, but it would also like to get lower quality wheat. That was a shared view of buyers from Colombia and Dubai, who recently visited the Canadian International Grains Institute. “If the wheat varieties are available, that would be ideal for […] Read more