Oct 2015

Participate in Cigi's 2016 Combine to Customer Program!

Sask Wheat will be sending a nominee list of Saskatchewan producers interested in attending the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) 2016 Combine to Customer programs in Winnipeg. The deadline to become a nominee is December 5, 2015.

The Combine to Customer programs look at the evolving grain industry in Western Canada and include a number of senior level speakers who will provide insight into where the grain industry is heading and what needs to be done to stay competitive and meet the ever-changing requirements of domestic and international grain buyers

Cigi will pay all costs for each participant attending a Combine to Customer program (flights, hotels, meals, and airport transfers). Cigi will also coordinate all travel and other arrangements. Cigi Combine to Customer Program dates are: January 18 – 20, February 8 – 10, and March 2 – 4, 2016.

If you are interested in participating please contact us at by December 4, 2015.

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