What is the average yield per acre for oats?
67 bushels per acre
Will oats grow after cutting?
Thats the stage I like to cut at and yes they will regrow some. By themselves they probably won't make a cutting. I plant them with new seeding alfalfa and usually get a nice mix the second cutting.
How fast do oats grow?
The optimum combination of productivity and quality of August-planted oats typically arrives 60 to 75 days after planting. Apparently due to the heat, oats planted in July mature more quickly and in most years have rapidly declined in quality beginning 50 to 60 days after planting.
How tall will oats get?
An upright, annual grass, oats thrive under cool, moist conditions on well-drained soil. Plants can reach heights in excess of 4 feet.
What stage do you cut oats for hay?
soft dough stage
When should you cut wheat for hay?
“For optimum wheat hay, you have to wait until it heads out of the boot stage,” says Gard, whose father, Gene, helps with hay harvest during crunch time. “But it must be cut before the dough stage. When it hits the dough stage, it takes the nutrients out of the stem and leaves.
What does hay look like before it's cut?
Now that you've cut the hay you need to know when it's dry. ... If the hay is still wet, it won't make any crunching sounds. If the hay is ready, it will make a crunching sound and snap almost. Do this test with the hay at the bottom of your windrow.
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