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Is the Canadian oat market in for another wild ride?

February 7, 2024

Crop of Souris strain of oats near Neepawa, MB Image courtesy of

Kansas City, Mo. — It’s no secret that Canada, the world’s top supplier of oats, has experienced back-to-back years of extraordinary volatility in its oat market. From perilously low oat production in 2021 to record high output in 2022, which sent cash oat prices and nearby CME oat futures jackknifing to extreme lows and prompted farmers to drastically reduce the area seeded to oats in 2023. reports. | READ MORE

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