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Todd Hames chairs revamped Cereals Canada

Alberta Wheat chair Todd Hames is the new chair of the revamped Cereals Canada following its merger with Cigi. “The combined value under the new Cereals Canada model gives Canadian farmers a competitive edge,” said Hames, who farms near Marwayne. The new 16-member board has eight reps from farm groups (including Hannah Konschuh from Alberta […] Read more

‘New’ Cereals Canada names board, chair

The merged Cereals Canada/Cigi unit held its first annual meeting

Alberta farmer Todd Hames was elected Monday as the chair of the board for the recently reconstituted Cereals Canada, at its first-ever annual meeting. The ‘new’ Cereals Canada was created June 1 when it and the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) amalgamated after two years of discussions and the approval of their respective boards April […] Read more


Todd Hames new chair of Alberta Wheat

Marwayne producer has served on the boards of numerous farm organizations

Todd Hames is the new chair of the Alberta Wheat Commission while Hannah Konschuh will continue in her current role as vice-chair. “We have seen a particularly challenging year with the difficult harvest, low prices and market uncertainty,” said Hames, who farms 4,900 acres near Marwayne. “It’s during these times that I’m most proud to […] Read more