Oat Variety Trial Results Released by Practical Farmers of Iowa

The sixth year of oat variety trials from Practical Farmers of Iowa screened 18 oat varieties at four Iowa State University research farms, and two varieties on one organic commercial farm. A complete report of the results is available online. The average oat yield was 121 bu/ac. The variety ‘Saddle’ had the highest yield at three of the four research farms. Both hulled and hulless varieties were tested.