Promoting Canadian Oats

Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) President, Jeff Nielsen, along with members the Alberta Wheat Commission and Canadian Canola Growers Association appeared before the Senate Standing Committee on Transport and Communications Feb. 14, 2018 to stress the importance of the rapid passage of Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act.

“Bill C-49 contains many of the changes farmers and grain shippers have been requesting for a long time,” said GGC President, Jeff Nielsen. “Reciprocal penalties, a clear definition of adequate and suitable service, and increased transparency and data sharing will go a long way towards creating a reliable, fair, and accountable rail system for the future.”

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(Yorkton, SK) The Yorkton Exhibition Association is excited to announce the launch of The Story of Oats, a 360° virtual reality video on February 13 to celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day.

Ag Commodity Research estimates China's rising demand for oats will the rival that of the United States within the next 15 years if current trends continue, and Prairie oat farmers are hoping to benefit from this projected voracious demand for oats. POGA executive director Shawna Mathieson weighs in on the opportunities and challenges of market access. 

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Need some cooking and baking inspiration? Here are 24 recipes using oats from Canadian Living to make, taste and share with your friends and family

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Avena Foods Limited of Regina, Saskatchewan and Best Cooking Pulses, Inc. (BCP) of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba are pleased to announce a new partnership, effective January 2018. The partnership will provide both companies with exciting new opportunities for their customers and their growers.

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