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American Ag Network | May 28, 2023

Columbia Grain Commemorates World Hunger Day on May 28th by Donating its Balanced Bushel Line of Beans and Pulses to Feed the Children

Columbia Grain International (CGI) understands the need for balanced nutrition and the reality that many underserved communities and people don’t have access to it. World Hunger Day is on May 28th and is an opportunity to recognize the more than 800 million people that are hungry and the importance of playing our part to end […]

FarmProgress | May 23, 2023

Late out the gate? Still time for success with 2023 crop

Follow these four management steps to protect your yield this growing season. A long winter combined with a wet, cold spring have many growers planting crops later this year. Plus, the excessive moisture can impact crop health not just at planting but also throughout the season. With many regions having above-average snow and moisture levels, […]

Feed & Grain | May 18, 2023

5 grain storage tips during a cold, wet spring

Today’s technology can help you know your grain’s condition and help with proper storage. Many areas of the western U.S. have seen above average snow and moisture levels and below average temperatures this spring. As growers dig into spring planting, the wet weather will increase soil moisture and likely lead to a later-than-usual planting. And […]

Western Ag Network | May 18, 2023

Farmers Strongly Urged To Use Fungicides This Spring

Slowly but surely, farmers are getting their crops planted despite all the weather challenges Mother Nature threw out this spring. And now that the weather has turned warmer, Columbia Grain agronomist Cole LaValley from Arvilla, N.D. has this advice for farmers given all the moisture this year. “I think we’re just going to have to […]

The Wall Street Journal | April 27, 2023

HR Leaders Sound Off on the Changing Nature of Full-Time Employment

In today’s workplace, the definition of full-time employment varies depending on where you work and who you ask. According to the Affordable Care Act, a full-time job is one that requires employees to work a minimum of 30 hours a week. But there is no legal definition of full-time employment, and specific arrangements are left […]

Idaho County Free Press | April 01, 2023

Pulses play large part in sustainable food systems

As a global leader in the origination, processing, logistics, and distribution of high-quality pulses and edible beans for U.S. domestic and worldwide export markets, Columbia Grain International (CGI) representatives said they understand the role legumes and pulses play in sustainable food systems and feeding the world. CGI is the largest lentil handler in the US […]

Western Ag Network | March 29, 2023

New Columbia Grain Movie Spotlights Employees

Columbia Grain International (CGI) continues to “cultivate growth” across its footprint in terms of both the farming industry and careers. CGI’s Human Resources Director says they just released a new movie which shows exactly that. “The Columbia Grain movie is really exciting,” said Hall. “We’re very proud of it. It shines a spotlight on our […]

Pulse Pod | March 28, 2023

‘We’re seeing a lentil renaissance in the US’/ Jeff Van Pevenage on Colombia Grain’s new retail range

Jeff Van Pevenage discusses Columbia Grain’s retail pulse range, Balanced Bushel, the evolution of the pet food market, and why lentils could become the truck drivers’ new favorite snack

Feed & Grain | March 17, 2023

End of global chickpea shortage may be in sight

Global chickpea stocks are at a record low, causing prices to rise as much as 50% to 75% over the past two years. Columbia Grain, Inc., a leading processor and exporter of chickpeas, lentils and other pulse crops, operates grain elevators and processing plants all across the Pacific Northwest (PNW). In this Feed & Grain […]

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