Promoting Canadian Oats

Press Release

Mexico City, Mexico – June 29, 2018

The Prairie Oat Growers Association of Canada (POGA) is announcing the nine winners of the 4th Annual Oats Recipe Contest in Mexico at a ceremony organized at the Canadian Embassy in Mexico City, as part of Canada Day celebrations.

Location: Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre, Winnipeg, MB. (As part of The CropConnect Conference)
Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 2:40 pm

Come enjoy a free oat beer from a local Manitoba brewery and hear what the Oat Growers Commission is doing for you!

Free admission to the AGM.

Click here for the AGM agenda and additional information

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.

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