Jun 2016

Sign up now for Grade School 2016

Growers have expressed interest in understanding the grading system and degrading factors in Canada. The Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) will provide this workshop in cooperation with the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) and Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission. CGC staff will provide a grading demonstration for producers and discuss degrading factors. Cigi technical staff will demonstrate/explain impacts of degrading factors on end product quality and the quality requirements for Canadian wheat around the world.

Date: July 20, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Venue: Gallagher Centre, National Bank Convention Place - 455 Broadway Street West
Convention A and C

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Swift Current
Date: July 22, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Venue: Kinetic Park, Palliser Pavilion - 1700 17 Ave SE
Kinetic and Stampede Rooms

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Please note: Space is limited to 40 participants in each location.

If you have any questions, please contact Sask Wheat at or 306-653-7932.

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