Oat Seed:

Schmidt Farms of Auburn, LLC offers the following white oat varieties for 2021 spring planting:

All of our oat seed is de-bearded, precision cleaned, treated with Wardin Cereals II and packaged in 2 bushel bags.  50 bushel tote bags are also available upon request. 

Retail price for the 2021 season is $12.00 per bushel.

 

2020 East Lansing Oat Yields (MSU data):

Variety: Origin: Yield (bushel/ac)
Rushmore South Dakota State 137.7
Esker (yellow) University of Wisconsin 131.5
Antigo University of Wisconsin 136.2
Hayden South Dakota State 126.9
Ida Michigan State University 139.3
Horsepower South Dakota State 140.4

 

Varietal Characteristics

Variety:

Grain Color

Test Weight Plant Height Straw Strength Maturity Crown Rust BYD Virus
Esker Yellow Good Medium Good Mid Season R R
Robust White/tan Good Medium Very Good Early R R
Ida White Good Medium Good Early MR R
Newdak White Fair Medium Very Good Med Early MR MR
Prairie Tan Fair Medium Very Good Mid Season MR R
Ogle Yellow Fair Short Excellent Early R R

Key:  S = Susceptible, MS = Moderately Susceptible, MR = Moderately Resistance, R = Resistant

Information Source: Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan