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February 16, 2017

Grain Growers of Canada launch new logo and website

OTTAWA, February 16, 2017 – Grain Growers of Canada, the national voice of Canada’s grain farmers, today launched a new logo and website at

“We are excited to introduce our new brand today, on Canada’s inaugural Agriculture Day,” said GGC President, Jeff Nielsen, who farms grains in Olds, AB. “It is the ideal time to reach policy makers and consumers with the voices of grain farmers from across the country.”

The new logo reflects the range and dynamic ...

January 4, 2017

Grain Growers of Canada welcomes appointment of Patti Miller to the Canadian Grain Commission

OTTAWA, January 4, 2017 – Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) is pleased to welcome the appointment of Patti Miller as chief commissioner of the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC), beginning on Feb. 13, 2017.

Ms. Miller has a diverse background in grain agriculture, having most recently served as president of the Canola Council of Canada, as well as high-ranking positions at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and with grain companies. She possesses strong experience in marketing and has participated in many international trade missions, promoting Canadian grain ...

December 12, 2016

Grain Growers of Canada announces new President and Vice President

OTTAWA, December 12, 2016 - The Grain Growers of Canada today announced its Executive Committee for 2016/2017, elected at its Dec. 6 Board of Directors meeting. Jeff Nielsen has been elected to lead the organization as President, while Art Enns is GGC’s new Vice President.

Mr. Nielsen, who was elected Vice President in 2015, represents the Western Barley Growers Association on the Board of Directors, while Mr. Enns represents the Prairie Oat Growers Association. Outgoing President, Gary Stanford, held the position for three years ...


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