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Feds invest with Cigi

June 6, 2014 - The federal government is investing $5 million with the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) to find innovative applications for Canada's field crops.

According to a news release, the funding will allow Cigi to undertake research activities that will focus on creating innovative applications and market-ready products developed from Canadian field crops including wheat and pulses.

Canada typically exports approximately 50 per cent of its total primary field crop production, which in 2012 totalled approximately $17.44 billion.

 


June 9, 2014
By Top Crop Manager

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