Promoting Canadian Oats

Are you interested in becoming a director or do you know someone who is?
Here’s just a few of the benefits:

  • Identify and direct research for the benefit of the entire industry;
  • Increased industry knowledge;
  • 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
  • Professional development;
  • Reimbursement for all travel, honorariums for time spent on the commissions’ projects and committees.

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

Most oats are grown on family farms in Canada, many of which are multi-generational operations with strong ties to the land where farmers live and thrive. To grow a crop of oats takes great care, and Canada’s top quality oats are highly prized for their colour, weight, and health benefits.

There have been recent concerns over the use of glyphosate and potential residues in cereals. Read the factsheet or download the PDF (300 KB) for some information on the use of glyphosate in Canadian oats.

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Letter to the Editor Western Producer

Big Opportunities in Canadian Oats

Letter to Editor:

The Prairie Oat Growers Association (POGA) Board is always pleased to read oat-related news articles published by The Western Producer and to know that the media is keeping an eye on this important Canadian crop. This letter is in response to your articles of July 19 (“Funding loss a blow to oat research” and “Ag economist questions future of oats”).

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POGA Response to CGC Accumulated Surplus Decision

Dear Minister MacAulay and Ms. Miller,

The Prairie Oat Growers Association (POGA) is incredibly disappointed in the Canadian Grain Commissions decision to disperse $90 million of its $130 million surplus into numerous special projects and expand its operations rather than reducing service fees for Canadian grain farmers in the form of reduced fees.

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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

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