You’ve most likely heard of the Keep It Clean program across Canada, but around August, communication in the marketplace ramps up about the crop quality initiative. The program — run together by Pulse Canada, the Canola Council of Canada, and Cereals Canada — provides information to growers and industry on potential market access risks, and… Read More

The amalgamation of Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) and Cereals Canada meant finding a new chief executive officer. That role is now filled by Dean Dias, who comes from the Cigi side and brings years of experience in a variety of roles. “When I first moved to Canada in 2006, from Mumbai, India, I never… Read More

Domestically, Canada’s agri-food system is facing a lot of challenges, but the pressures aren’t from just within the country. Many newly-felt pressures are from external forces. A new report from Agri-Food Economy Systems based out of Guelph, Ont., outlines these new pressures on agri-food policy in Canada. The list of those pressures in the report… Read More

Grain markets were able to squeak out some gains this week, but corn prices were the obvious worst performer as the size of the impending harvest becomes better known. Wheat prices were able to earn a few pennies, thanks to hot weather concerns in North America and Argentina, while soybeans were supported by Chinese buying… Read More

 

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