Spring Oats (Hayden)

    Description

    Rapid growth aids in stabilizing disturbed or bare soil from environmental conditions. Oats can be easily chemically terminated and fall plantings commonly winterkill. Residue from oats suppress winter annuals and protect the soil throughout the winter and will decompose rapidly in the spring. Allelopathic chemicals released by the decomposing residue suppress weed germination for a few weeks. Oats high quality forage is more palatable than rye or wheat. Also, oat is less prone to insect problems than either wheat or barley. Winter oats have been shown to greatly reduce take-all of wheat.

    Spring Oats (Hayden)

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      Seeding Rate: 80-100 lbs per acre.

        Description

        Rapid growth aids in stabilizing disturbed or bare soil from environmental conditions. Oats can be easily chemically terminated and fall plantings commonly winterkill. Residue from oats suppress winter annuals and protect the soil throughout the winter and will decompose rapidly in the spring. Allelopathic chemicals released by the decomposing residue suppress weed germination for a few weeks. Oats high quality forage is more palatable than rye or wheat. Also, oat is less prone to insect problems than either wheat or barley. Winter oats have been shown to greatly reduce take-all of wheat.

        When is the right time to plant?

        Spring Oats (Hayden) has a minimum germination temp of 38 °F. Reference your average soil temperature to determine ideal planting time.
        Read this article for more info: When Can I Start Planting?

        Basic Info

        N Fix Potential None
        Seeds/lb 15000
        C/N at Maturity High
        Growth Habit Upright
        Root Type/Depth Deep Fibrous
        Cold Kill 20 °F
        Dry Matter Potential 2 - 5 tons/acre

        Use & Characteristics

        Maturity 90-110 days
        Lasting Residue Good
        Palatability Excellent
        Hay Harvest Excellent
        Regrowth Fair
        Deep Compaction Fair
        Surface Compaction Good
        Weed Suppression Excellent
        Crimp Kill Moderate

        Planting

        Plant Depth 1/2 - 1 1/2"
        Min Germ Temp 38 °F
        Drilled Seed Rate 80-100 lbs/acre
        Broadcast Seed Rate 100-120 lbs/acre

        Tolerance

        Heat Fair
        Drought Fair
        Shade Good
        Wet Soil Good
        Low Fertility Good
        Low pH Soil Good
        High pH Salinity Fair
        High pH Calcareous Fair

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