Promoting Canadian Oats

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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Gary Stanford, president of Grain Growers Of  Canada spoke with BNN August 7, 2015 regarding the Alberta Drought conditions and why crop insurance won’t help make ends meet for Alberta Farmers. 

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The 22nd annual World Porridge Making Championship takes place in the Scottish Highland village of Carrbridge in Cairngorms National Park on Saturday 10th October 2015. The event draws competitors from around the globe to compete for the coveted Golden Spurtle trophy and title of “World Porridge Making Champion.” It also celebrates the diversity of porridge through a speciality section.

To learn more, visit the Golden Spurtle website.