Promoting Canadian Oats

Canadian farmers were expected to increase acres planted to oats by 12% to 13% from 2016, according to Randy Strychar, president of Ag Commodity Research and Shawna Mathieson, executive director of Prairie Oat Growers Association.

Both Strychar and Mathieson provided their forecasts during the North American Millers' Association (NAMA) spring conference on March 12. The expense in oat acres was expected to come at the expense of spring wheat. Strychar forecast a 13% increase in acres, and Mathieson forecast a 12% increase.

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With approximately four grams of fibre in a cup of cooked instant oatmeal, oats are a great way to start your morning. But these days, oats aren't just for breakfast anymore. Many recipes are now featuring oats in a variety of dishes that are delicious any time of day.

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For many people around the world, a warm bowl of nutritious and filling oatmeal made from Canadian oats is how they start their day.

Topped with a sprinkling of fresh fruit, a heaping spoonful of brown sugar, or some savoury ingredients like the bacon and cheese in this recipe, oats are a delicious part of a healthy lifestyle.

MANITOBA – When Manitoba oat grower and Prairie Oat Growers Association President, Art Enns, sowed a 35-acre crop this spring with the intention of donating the revenues of the harvest to the Manyinga Project, he had no idea what an adventure that harvest would be.

Grain farmers must pay attention to two critical issues related to the pre-harvest application of pesticides – applying too early and applying too close to combining.

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