During the growing season, SDSU Extension provides weekly production recommendations.
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In 2020, oat trials were planted at ten locations, one organic, one forage oat and a regional summary in South Dakota.
When wet, cool conditions predominate in the spring, crop producers may have to deal with crown rust in oats. When this crop disease is abundant, questions from livestock producers arise. Could crown rust in oats harm livestock if it’s present on pasture or in hay?
South Dakota State University’s Dakota Lakes Research Farm will host Field Day on June 24.
Oat fields recently scouted were found with very low levels of crown rust. This is primarily due to warm and dry weather conditions that we are currently experiencing.