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Oats as grain and fodder by J. M. Bartlett

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Published by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station in Orono .
Written in English


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  • Oats

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Statement[J.M. Bartlett]
SeriesBulletin / Maine Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 70
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL25618337M

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The Oat (Avena sativa) is a species of cereal grain. White oats are preferred for milling and are used for food for people, and also as fodder for animals, especially poultry and horses. Oat straw is used as animal bedding and also sometimes used as animal feed. White oats, which account for most U.S. production, are grown north of the Ohio. Basically sprouted fodder is grains - commonly wheat, barley or oats - that are sprouted and allowed to grow for days, until just before they have grown their second leaves. Sprouting amplifies the nutrients in the grains nearly six fold and increases their digestibility, so you get more bang for your buck so . Grain Inspection Handbook – Book II Grain Grading Procedures Foreword The effectiveness of the official U.S. grain inspection system depends largely on an inspector’s ability to sample, inspect, grade, and certify the various grains for which standards have been established under the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA), as amended.   Harvesting in Oats Cultivation: Oat crop will become available for harvesting after 4 months of sowing. If it is for fodder use, 2 cuttings should be taken @ 40 to 45 day’s interval and leave for seed setting. In order to avoid grain shedding, crop harvesting should be done in early April month.