Promoting Canadian Oats

PepsiCo began cutting funding to breeding programs in Canada in the middle of last year, including Agriculture Canada’s breeding program at Brandon, which helps support programs across Western Canada. Funding was also pulled from Agriculture Canada’s oat-breeding program in Ottawa.

Read 'Funding loss a blow to oat research' on The Western Producer

Are you a farmer looking to diversify marketing of your primary agricultural products?

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership’s Ag Action Manitoba Program for Farmers offers financial assistance focused on distribution and marketing alliances that can help farmers work together to access new markets and selling opportunities.  

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a $3-billion, five-year multilateral agreement that went into effect on April 1, 2018. Under this agreement, the governments of Canada and Manitoba are contributing $176 million over five years to fund a cost-shared, made-in-Manitoba program called Ag Action Manitoba.

From Peanut Butter Chocolate Caramel Oat Bars to classic Scottish Oat Cakes, these 15 budget-friendly desserts made with oat flour will satisfy your sweet tooth - and they're all gluten-free!


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Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) President, Jeff Nielsen, along with members the Alberta Wheat Commission and Canadian Canola Growers Association appeared before the Senate Standing Committee on Transport and Communications Feb. 14, 2018 to stress the importance of the rapid passage of Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act.

“Bill C-49 contains many of the changes farmers and grain shippers have been requesting for a long time,” said GGC President, Jeff Nielsen. “Reciprocal penalties, a clear definition of adequate and suitable service, and increased transparency and data sharing will go a long way towards creating a reliable, fair, and accountable rail system for the future.”

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