The Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) recently launched a new campaign to increase awareness of beneficial insects in cropping systems. The new campaign, Field Heroes, was developed to encourage growers and agronomists to consider the impact of beneficial insects when making decisions and product recommendations.
New Campaign About Beneficial Insects
Ironbridge Equity Partners Acquires Avena Foods Limited
Avena Foods Limited (Regina, SK) formally announced its partnership with Ironbridge Equity Partners of Toronto, ON. on June 1. Ironbridge will acquire control of Avena Foods and will also partner with the local management team in continuing to grow the business.
This partnership will provide Avena Foods with a strong financial backing, long-term investment philosophy and a successful track record of working with local management teams in optimizing growth opportunities.
The Benefits of Eating Oatmeal Everyday
Known for its many health benefits, a hearty bowl of oatmeal is the perfect way to start your day. Oatmeal contains high levels of fibre which help you feel full longer. It also has a low glycemic impact, giving you a good source of energy throughout the day and helping you maintain a healthy weight.
We know that sometimes life can get hectic. Between work and personal obligations, it can feel like you’re always on-the-go. Eating Canadian oats is a delicious way to get the nutrients, protein and energy your body needs, even when you don’t have time for a sit-down meal. Combine oats with other great ingredients like fruit, seeds and nuts to make satisfying and portable snacks and breakfast options.
Honey Nut Cheerios and Cap'n Crunch Finalists in Cereal Bowl Final
In celebration of Oregon Milk Month, two cereals are vying for the title of World's Best: Honey Nut Cheerios and Cap'n Crunch. The two cereals, both of which contain oats, beat Frosted Mini-Wheats, Cheerios, Frosted Flakes, Special K Red Berries, Golden Crisp, Froot Loops, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Golden Grahams, Cocoa Puffs and Honey Nut Clusters to make the final two.
POGA Announces a New President
The Board of the Prairie Oat Growers Association (POGA) is pleased to announce that on May 1,...
POGA Responds to Recent Ag Issues
Letter to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, on behalf of...
Vegan Cheeses on Live Kindly
Fermented oat blue cheese, created in partnership with POGA, receives a mention in an article...
It’s a Good Time to be Breeding Oats
From Grainews: "It’s a Good Time to be Breeding Oats"
Open Wide for Fermented Oat Cheese! Research Partnership Explores New Ways to Transform Grain
From Tech Life Today: "Open Wide for Fermented Oat Cheese! Research Partnership Explores New Ways...