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Cereals Canada presents Canadian Grain Industry Overview

Open to Canadian residents only who work in agriculture and involved in the grain business.   

October 3-7, 2022, in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Register today for the Canadian Grain Industry Overview brought to you by Cereals Canada  

Join Cereals Canada in Winnipeg for a one-week person inclusive overview of the Canadian grain industry. Open to Canadian residents who work in agriculture and are involved in Canada’s grain business, the Canadian Grain Industry Overview provides attendees with a broad understanding of the domestic and global grain business. During the week, you will learn about the roles and responsibilities of government regulators and agriculture value chain organizations. Discover key agriculture initiatives from across Canada.  

Cereals Canada leads this program and will connect you with government and industry experts. The experts will provide information on their responsibilities and how the cereal grain, oilseed and pulse sectors play an important role in Canadian agriculture and for customers around the world.  

Cereals Canada is a national, not-for-profit, industry association representing the Canadian cereal grains value chain. We value relationships and work with government and stakeholders to provide timely, expert technical information and deliver best-in-class customer experience. 

We are dedicated to supporting the Canadian cereals value chain including farmers, exporters, developers, processors and our customers around the world with a focus on trade, science and sustainability.  

Cost: $1500 (includes GST) 


Monday October 3 – Friday October 7, 2022  

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CT 

Cereals Canada office 

1000-303 Main Street 

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3C7 

Overview of the week: 

Day 1 – Agriculture in Canada  

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

  • Wheat Breeding and the Variety Registration System in Western Canada 
  • Farming in Canada, Challenges and Opportunities  
  • Grain Inspection and Grading demonstration  
  • Seeds Canada  
  • Railway; the Transportation of Grain 
  • Merchandising and Trading in Canada  

Day 2 – Federal Regulation and Quality Assurance  

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada overview  
  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency and cereals grains 
  • Canadian Grain Commission overview 
  • Canadian Grain Commission: Industry Services 
  • Market Access for Cereals Crops, Challenges and Opportunities 
  • Canadian Grain Commission: Grain Research Lab  

Day 3 – Canadian Agriculture Value Chain organizations   

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

  • Cereals Canada  
  • Canada Grains Council 
  • Pulse Canada 
  • Canola Council of Canada 
  • Flax Council of Canada 
  • Growing Market Ready Crops, MRLs and Keep it Clean  
  • Quality and Uses of Western Canadian Wheat Classes presentation  
  • Tour of Cereals Canada facilities (mill, end products, bakery, pasta and noodle plant) 

Day 4 – Canadian Agriculture Value Chain organizations 

9:00-4:00 PM  

  • Eastern Canadian Wheat  
  • Soy Canada 
  • Sustainability in Agriculture 
  • Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Crops 
  • National Index on Agri-Food Performance  
  • Pulse Canada 
  • Cereals Canada’s pulse research 
  • Canadian Malting Barley Industry  
  • Tour of Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre  

Day 5 – Understanding the Customer 

9:00-2:30 PM  

  • Grains Market Outlook  
  • Understanding Consumer Trends  
  • What about Wheat? A Canadian Wheat Nutrition Initiative  
  • Closing Lunch

Click here for more information about Cereals Canada’s Domestic Programming