Promoting Canadian Oats

Are you interested in becoming a director or do you know someone who is?

Director nominations are now open for the AOGC. Some of the benefits include:

  • The opportunity to meet a large number of influential millers, buyers and government officials across the province, nation and globally
  • Increased information sharing with other growers
  • And much more!

Click here for more information on the AOGC Director Nominations [PDF - 65 KB].

Considering the recently announced “Tax Planning Using Private Corporations” tax plan, POGA has submitted a formal response to the plan and a request to extend its comment period.

A delicious recipe made with Manitoba oats was showcased on the Sept. 23, 2017 episode of “Great Tastes of Manitoba.” The episode featured the recipe, “Farm Friendly Oatmeal Pancakes."

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.

Click here to read the full World Grain article.

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.

Click here to read the rest of the Manitoba Cooperator article.

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