Jul 2016

Grade School 2016 provides valuable information to producers

Wheat producers from across Saskatchewan were able to learn about degrading factors, end-user requirements and how their wheat is graded at the Grade School meetings in Yorkton and Swift Current.

Please click the links below to access the presentations from the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) and Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) presenters. There are more resources available for producers on the CGC and Cigi websites.

Wheat Class Modernization - Randy Dennis, Chief Grain Inspector for Canada, Canadian Grain Commission adobe-acrobat-pdf-file-512
Grading Factors - Kristina Pizzi, Head, Analytical Services, Cigi adobe-acrobat-pdf-file-512
Application of Canadian Wheat Classes and Grades in Markets Around the World - Rosa Boyd, Technologist, Baking Technology, Cigi adobe-acrobat-pdf-file-512

Latest Research

Development of a highly sensitive, specific and rapid detection system for stripe rust spores in the field

This research aims to develop a detection system that is based on presence and quantity of the spores rather than on presence of symptoms, so that producers may implement control measures earlier.

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