Oats

Upright cool season annual that grows 2-5 feet tall. Has fibrous roots; hollow, straight stems; and narrow tapered leaves. Winter oat types are the least winter hardy of all the small grains, are not widely available, and require vernalization to head and produce seeds.

Managing Cover Crop Profitably Book CoverOats: Managing Cover Crops Profitably (SARE Handbook Series Book 9) by Andy Clark (2007, 3rd ed.)


Evaluation of Cool Season Cover Crops in the North Central Region

NRCS, Plant Materials Program

May 2020

Evaluation of Cool Season Cover Crops in the North Central RegionDownload

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Recommended Hay and Pasture Forages For Michigan

Kim Cassida and Phil Kaatz – Michigan State University Extension

November 2019

Recommended Hay and Pasture Forages For Michigan

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2019 MSU Cover Crop Variety Test Report

Kim Cassida and Joe Paling – Michigan State University Extension

February 2020

2019 MSU Cover Crop Variety Test Report

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