Following the announcement of plans to build a new oat mill in Manitoba last October, growers may be considering adding oats to the rotation. They’re a good cold-weather crop, prices have been decent and demand has been stable. Those adding oats to the rotation should be aware of the major diseases that affect both yield and quality.
Oat diseases that affect your crop and what to do about them
Know the 2020 Products of Concern for Cereals
Protect your investments and the marketability of your cereal crop by being aware of the market considerations for the following crop protection products: glyphosate (e.g. Roundup), saflufenacil (e.g. Kixor) and chlormequat (e.g. Manipulator).
Maximizing Economic Return in Oats
In an effort to maximize yield and quality, some oat producers are pushing nitrogen (N) rates higher and using a fungicide for disease control even when disease intensity is low.
New CDC Arborg Milling Oats Added to Grain Millers Recommended Varieties
FP Genetics is pleased to announce that CDC Arborg white milling oats are now a recommended variety and accepted by Grain Millers Inc. at Yorkton, Sask.