Oat Production and Markets Fact Sheet
Oat is an important crop world wide, with production at approximately 25 million tonnes. Canada is a major supplier of oat, making up the majority of world oat trade. Oat and other small grain cereals were introduced to the Prairies in the mid-1700s. Oat was an important feed crop for early settlers in Western Canada.
Learn more about agronomic considerations for oat production by downloading the Oat Production and Markets fact sheet.