Promoting Canadian Oats

The oats harvest is well underway in southern Manitoba, and it's a good crop.

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With harvest up and coming , it will be interesting to see how these recent, late season down pours, throughout Saskatchewan and Manitoba will affect the 2015 Oat crop.

Producers are uncertain where the market is headed, but we should have a better knowledge of where the market is going around December according to some. Many guess that oats are going to continue sideways until then. Before the heavy downpours, we were hearing reports of many oat crops with short plant height, which is a sign of drought stress.

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Garth Steidl, producer car officer with the Canadian Grain Commission, offers insights on the renewed interest in the producer car shipping system.

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In October, cleanFARMS will run a campaign in Saskatchewan and Alberta to safely dispose of unwanted agricultural pesticides and livestock/equine medications. 

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10th International Oat Conference
Innovation for Food and Health
July 11 – 15, 2016
St. Petersburg, Russia

International Oat Committee and N.I. Vavilov Institute of Plant Genetic Resources (VIR) cordially invite all oat researchers, growers, processors, nutrition specialists, and those who are interested in oat research and development to participate in the 10th Anniversary International Oat Conference that will be held on 11 - 15 July 2016 in St. Petersburg, Russia.The Delegates of the Conference are welcome to share academic viewpoints, present research findings, exhibit oat products and develop networking activities with oat experts from all continents.

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