Promoting Canadian Oats

We are writing on behalf of the Prairie Oat Growers Association (POGA) members regarding the recent decision by Richardson Pioneer that they will be concentrating on sourcing Canadian oats that have not been treated with pesticides applied as a pre-harvest aid. They have indicated that this decision is due to perceived customer concern and that to meet these requirements, Richardson has chosen to source oats that are not treated with a pre-harvest desiccant for its milling operation.

Retail sales of oat milk is soaring in the U.S., surpassing almond milk as the fastest-growing non-dairy alternative to milk.

The Canadian oat industry has a new oat breeder.

Canadian continue to make a big splash in Mexico.

The Prairie Oat Growers Association has a plan to provide more funds to seed breeders. Read more in this Grainews article by Shawna Mathieson.


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