“Speaking of Oats…”, the new Oats Ireland Forum, and more

This is a reminder that the next “Speaking of Oats…” webinar, "GrainGenes: A Curated and Functional Global Web Resource for Small Grains" will be held Thursday, February 18th, at 11:00 am EST. It will be presented by Taner Sen (USDA-ARS, USA) and Victoria Blake (Montana State University, USA).

A number of new events have also been added to the calendar, including these two:

  • The new "Oats Ireland Forum" is being established to share knowledge and identify future research needs across the island. The first meeting will be on February 25th, from 09:30-11:00 GMT (04:30-06:00 EST). The meeting is open to anyone with a direct interest in oats, but registration is required.
  • Organic Alberta’s 2021 Conference is being held from March 3rd-5th. More information can be found here.

Please check the calendar for even more upcoming events! As always, you can check the time offsets here.

As for today, it's Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Tuesday. If you’re still looking for recipes, why not try some oat-based pancakes? There are some interesting recipes here and here.