We love technology. Apple brings out a new cell phone and there are line-ups around the block. We are talking to our own houses these days as our homes become “smart”. And our houses are talking back (I think the Irish Rovers had a song about that). Yet, when it comes to technology and agriculture, the same people that stand in line for the latest phone seem to want to go back to the technology of 1950.
This month will mark an exciting phase of the CPSR Market Development in Colombia project when a pilot program focusing on in-market technical baking training kicks off in Bogotá, Colombia. The training sessions will consist of a series of one- and two-day workshops with six of Colombia’s biggest customers for Canadian wheat and will be delivered by a team from Cigi, led by technical specialist Yulia Borsuk.
There is a federal election coming this October. Members of Parliament and candidates are canvassing their constituents at barbeques, golf tournaments and eventually all-candidate debates. Now is the time for farmers to push for policies that will allow agriculture to deliver economic growth.
Over the past months, the Boards of the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) and Cereals Canada have reviewed the benefits and synergies that would arise from amalgamating the organizations under the governance of a single Board of Directors and unified management team.
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This section contains the latest news releases from Cereals Canada, as well as a library of our policy documents. Check back on a regular basis to find out what’s going on at Cereals Canada and what’s new within the cereals industry in general.
About Cereals Canada
The cereals sector in Canada is currently undergoing a time of transition. Traditionally the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) had filled the role of industry coordinator for many issues like market development and research direction.
Cereals Corner is a monthly editorial from our President, Cam Dahl. Find out what’s on the mind of the President in regards to the latest news in the cereals industry in Canada and abroad.