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.)


Best Management Practices for Corn Production in South Dakota: Chapter 5- Tillage, Crop Rotations, and Cover Crops

David Clay, Kurtis Reitsma, and Sharon Clay (editors)- South Dakota State University

2009

BMP for Corn Production in South Dakota: Chapter 5- Tillage, Crop Rotations, and Cover Crops

Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers

Charles W. Marr, Rhonda Janke, Paul Conway – Kansas State University

November 1998

Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers

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