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Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Feb 28, 2014 08:10 AM CST

Back in the day, I grew oats... lots and lots of oats. That market disappeared for me partly because many Ontario farmers started to enjoy growing corn and soybeans versus oats. I was in the pedigreed seed business at the time and the need for seed oats disappeared. It wasn't a case of lowering my price; it was more of a case that I couldn't even give them away. So I grow more corn, just like the rest of you; we all know that drill.

So when I look at the problems in the oat market now it takes me ...

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