Albert Lea Seed House Oat Production Guide - Page 23

Appendix 1 U.S. Recommended Variteties for Milling Oats Variety Breeding Origin Crown Rust Stem Rust BYDV Hull Color Preferred - Southern/Eastern Midwest Badger U of Wisconsin Early Sabers U of Illinois Early Spurs U of Illinois Early Deon U of MN Late S MR MR MS S S S MS MR R R MR Yellow Yellow Tan Yellow Preferred - Northern/Western Midwest Shelby 427 SDSU Medium Hayden SDSU Late Newburg NDSU Late Rockford NDSU Late S MS S S MR MS R MR R MR MS R White White White White Acceptable Colt Excel Tack Beta-Gene Horsepower Souris MS S R MR S S S S S MR S MS MS R R R MR MS White Yellow Tan Yellow White White SDSU Ag Alumni Seed U of Illinois U of Wisconsin SDSU NDSU Maturity Early Early Early Medium Medium Late R - Resistant MR - Moderately Resistant MS - Moderately Susceptible S - Susceptible Grain Millers recommends the frequent scouting of oats fields for both insects and plant diseases from early in the growing season through heading.  If leaf fungal diseases are seen, the timely application of registered and approved fungicides for non-organically grown oats is approved and recommended to enhance both yield and grain quality potential.  Contact Grain Millers for more information. At the time of publication, it is believed that the varieties listed above, combined with good agronomic characteristics and management, should provide the best opportunity for growers to produce food quality oats.  Before purchasing or planting oat varieties not listed, please contact Grain Millers to discuss attributes of other varieties considered. 23