Oat

Tifton, Georgia: Oat Forage Performance, 1996-97

_____________________________________________________________________________________ Dry Matter Yield -------------------------------------------------------------- Harvest Date Season Totals ------------------------------------------ --------------- Brand-Variety 12-16-96 1-21-97 2-5-97 3-3-97 3-25-97 1997 2-Yr Avg _____________________________________________________________________________________ -------------------------- lb/acre --------------------------- Ozark 719 1382 762 1503 1525 5890 4882 NC Rodgers 857 1336 828 1343 1358 5721 4430 Arkansas Co. Harrison 864 1227 813 1380 1256 5540 4574 NK-Coker 227 516 1307 871 1409 1293 5395 . Florida Chapman 617 1263 835 1329 1249 5293 4397 UGA 875C44-E3 574 1256 828 1430 1060 5148 . Bob 138 915 762 1445 1053 4312 4011 Average 612 1241 814 1405 1256 53281 4459 LSD at 10% Level 110 175 62 101 92 339 369 Std. Err. of Entry Mean 45 71 25 41 38 138 153 _____________________________________________________________________________________ 1. C.V. = 5.2%, and df for EMS = 18. Planted: October 24, 1996. Seeding Rate: 4.0 bu/acre. Soil Type: Tifton loamy sand. Soil Test: P = High, K = High, and pH = 6.4. Fertilization: Preplant: 80 lb N, 0 lb P2O5, and 0 lb K2O/acre. Topdress: 47 lb N/acre on November 17, 1996; 40 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th harvests. Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled. Previous Crop: Grain sorghum. Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. Pippin, and P. L. Raymer.



Plains, Georgia: Oat Forage Performance, 1996-97

______________________________________________________________________________ Dry Matter Yield ------------------------------------------------------ Harvest Date Season Totals --------------------------------- --------------- Brand-Variety 1-6-97 2-4-97 3-4-97 4-2-97 1997 2-Yr Avg ______________________________________________________________________________ ---------------------- lb/acre ----------------------- NK-Coker 227 1160 463 1263 1503 4389 . Arkansas Co. Harrison 772 395 1193 1568 3928 4585 Ozark 661 356 1140 1677 3833 4650 Bob 370 450 1278 1575 3674 4135 UGA 875C44-E3 712 350 1264 1278 3604 . NC Rodgers 1196 323 951 1046 3515 4341 Florida Chapman 589 298 1147 1235 3268 4235 Average 780 376 1177 1412 37441 4389 LSD at 10% Level 263 55 N.S.2 331 420 322 Std. Err. of Entry Mean 108 22 91 135 171 134 ______________________________________________________________________________ 1. C.V. = 9.1%, and df for EMS = 18. 2. The F-test indicated no statistical difference at the alpha = 0.1 probability level; therefore an LSD value was not calculated. Planted: October 22, 1996. Seeding Rate: 4.0 bu/acre. Soil Type: Faceville sandy loam. Soil Test: P = Medium, K = High, and pH = 6.1. Fertilization: 59 lb N, 54 lb P2O5, and 27 lb K2O/acre. Topdress: 40 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, and 3rd harvests. Management: Subsoiled twice, prebedded and bedded with rototiller. Previous Crop: Corn. Test conducted by A. E. Coy, M. Pippin, and P. L. Raymer.



Griffin, Georgia: Oat Forage Performance, 1996-97

_______________________________________________________________________________ Dry Matter Yield -------------------------------------------------------- Harvest Date Season Totals ----------------------------------- --------------- Brand-Variety 12-16-96 2-11-97 3-18-97 4-30-97 1997 2-Yr Avg _______________________________________________________________________________ ----------------------- lb/acre ------------------------ NC Rodgers 997 1548 3937 2625 9106 5939 UGA 875C44-E3 469 1506 4036 1938 7949 . Terral-Norris Citation 1341 1134 3624 1589 7688 5625 NK-Coker 227 412 1476 3958 1789 7634 . Arkansas Co. Harrison 528 1314 3159 2552 7553 5386 Ozark 598 1400 3798 1639 7434 6486 Chapman 642 1511 3065 1914 7132 5465 Bob 100 770 3724 509 5101 4882 Average 636 1332 3662 1819 74501 5631 LSD at 10% Level 186 278 568 383 1009 N.S.2 Std. Err. of Entry Mean 76 114 233 157 415 432 _______________________________________________________________________________ 1. C.V. = 11.1%, and df for EMS = 21. 2. The F-test indicated no statistical difference at the alpha = 0.1 probability level; therefore an LSD value was not calculated. Planted: October 9, 1996. Seeding Rate: 4 bu/acre in 7 inch rows. Soil Type: Cecil clay loam. Soil Test: P = Medium, K = High, and pH = 6.0. Fertilization: 49 lb N, 98 lb P2O5, and 147 lb K2O/acre. Topdress: 40 lb N/acre after 1st, 2nd, and 3rd harvests. Management: Moldboard plowed and rototilled. Previous Crop: Canola. Test conducted by J. L. Day.



Statewide Summary: Oat Forage Performance, 1996-97 with Two- and Three-Year Averages

___________________________________________________________________________________ Dry Forage Yield ---------------------------------------------------------- Tifton Plains Griffin Statewide ---------- ---------- --------- ----------------- 3-Yr 3-Yr 3-Yr 2-Yr 3-Yr Brand-Variety 1997 Avg 1997 Avg 1997 Avg 1997 Avg Avg ___________________________________________________________________________________ ------------------------ lb/acre ------------------------- Arkansas Co. Harrison 5540 4506 3928 5106 7553 6387 5674 4848 5333 Bob 4312 4235 3674 4543 5101 . 4362 4343 . Florida Chapman 5293 4362 3268 4902 7132 6158 5231 4699 5141 NC Rodgers 5721 4563 3515 4930 9106 6889 6114 4904 5461 NK-Coker 227 5395 . 4389 . 7634 . 5806 . . Ozark 5890 4971 3833 4869 7434 6834 5719 5339 5558 Terral-Norris Citation . . . . 7688 6477 . . . UGA 875C44-E3 5148 . 3604 . 7949 . 5567 . . Average 5328 4527 3744 4870 7450 6549 5496 4827 5373 ___________________________________________________________________________________