Arrow Seed production field

Oats

Planting dates of April 1st through April 15 for haying or grazing is best times for planting of oats. Expect to start grazing oats about 45-60 days after planting depending on weather conditions.  August 15th is a optimal time for planting of a fall  oat crop and these may either be hay or grazed for fall forage needs. Begin grazing oats when they are approximately 5-6 inches tall and haying should be done in pre boot stage for premium forage.

Seeding Rate: 48-64 pounds (dryland) 64-100 pounds irrigated.

Estimated Yield 1.5-2.5 tons dry matter/ acre.

Oat Comparison Chart

 

Goliath Oats
Goliath is a tall (up to 40 inches!) late maturing multipurpose oat that can be used for grain production, forage or straw. It is a high yielding oat with
everleaf
Everleaf 126 Oats
Everleaf 126 Oats are a late maturing, tall variety. Strong straw strength with fair grain yield makes them a great choice for most situations. Matures app
shelby oats
Certified Shelby 427 Forage Oats
Certified Shelby 427 Forage Oats Certified Shelby 427 Forage Oats are white hulled oats that have a high yield potential, high test weight, and high groat
Jerry Oats
Jerry oats are a dual purpose white grain oat that can be used for grain or forage.  They are medium tall  with very good straw strength, good test weight