Spring Oat Varieties

Antigo

Antigo is an early maturity variety released from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2017. Antigo has excellent test weight and high yields. Antigo heads out one day later than Badger and two days earlier than Esker. Antigo is two inches taller than Badger and two inches shorter than Esker and Ron. Lodging is similar to Esker and Natty and less than Drumlin and Vista. It is modestly resistant to crown rust. Antigo has high dehulling efficiency, average groat percentage while is high in protein and oil. Antigo is a U.S. Plant Protected Variety (PVPA 1994). Seed of Antigo can legally be produced and labeled for sale only by growers who have been licensed by the Wisconsin Crop Improvement or its legal agent.

Hadley Seed Farm
21 Wolfe Rd., 
Hadley, PA 16130
Mercer Co (724)253-3900

Armor

The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center announces the release of ARMOR, a productive spring oat cultivar for Ohio and surrounding states. Armor, is a high-yielding line, averaging 4 bu/A higher than Ogle in Ohio tests. The variety is similar to Ogle in appearance with excellent resistance to lodging. It is mid-season in maturity, being a day later than Ogle and 2 days earlier than Porter. Armor stands slightly taller than average when compared to Noble, Ogle and Porter. Armor has moderate resistance to the barley yellow dwarf virus.

DKG Seed Farms
5043 Coal Bank Rd, Orrville, OH 44667
Wayne CO. (330)465-7079

Hadley Seed Farm 
21 Wolfe Rd., Hadley, PA 16130
Mercer Co (724)253-3900

Powell Seeds, LLC
6300 Co. Rd. 65, Ada, OH 45810
Hardin Co. (419)634-0763

Riker Farm Seed Co.
10492 E. Poe Rd.Bowling Green, OH 43402
Wood Co. (419)352-0068

Schlessman Seed Co.
11513 U.S. 250 N., Milan, OH 44846
Erie Co. (419)499-2572

Schwartz Farms
4193 Everett-Hull Rd., Cortland, OH 44410
Trumbull Co. (330)637-3388

W.I. Miller & Sons
3389 Gardner Barclay Rd., Farmdale, OH 44417
Trumbull Co (330)876-6573

Wensink Farm Seeds, Inc.
4704 Wood Rd., Rt. #1 Monroeville, OH 44847
Erie Co. (419)359-1501

Corral

CORRAL (IL00-7267) – Corral is a spring oat variety that was developed by the University of Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station and is a joint release with the New York State Agricultural Experiment station at Cornell University. Corral has been evaluated in Illinois, Minnesota, and New York. It is intended for production in New York, Pennsylvania and similar northeastern environments. Corral is tolerant to barley yellow dwarf virus. It is susceptible to moderately susceptible to corn rust, depending on prevalent local races, and is susceptible to loose smut. Corral has light yellow kernels with seed characteristics most similar to Ogle. Up to 0.5% tall variants and are allowed and up to 0.5% fluorescent seeds are allowed. Corral will be released as a public variety and seed classes to be produced are limited to Foundation and Certified. The New York Seed Improvement Project is responsible for producing breeder and Foundation seed stock.

Schwartz Farms
4193 Everett-Hull Rd., Cortland, OH 44410
Trumbull Co. (330)637-3388

W.I. Miller & Sons
3389 Gardner Barclay Rd., Farmdale, OH 44417
Trumbull Co (330)876-6573

Saber

SABER – IL02-8658 – Saber is an early maturing high yielding oat variety developed by the University of Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station. Over the last two years Saber was placed in the top LSD group at 15 of 16 locations and was the highest yielding line numerically in 10 of 18 locations. The pedigree of Saber is Tack/Spurs. Saber is about two days earlier than Jay and has the same heading date as Don. It is about 4cm shorter than Chaps. The test weight of Saber is very good and has been about 1.4 lbs./bu. higher than Jay and about 2.2 lbs./bu. higher than Chaps. Saber is tolerant of BYDV with an average of 3.1 (0-9 scale where 0=very tolerant) compared to 4.5 for Jay and Chaps. Saber is susceptible to lose smut and is moderately resistant to moderately susceptible to crown rust. Saber has light yellow kernels with kernel color similar to Ogle, and the variant allowed is 0.5% talls. Saber will be released as a public variety. Seed stock will be maintained by the Agricultural Alumni Seed Improvement Association, Inc.

DKG Seed Farms
5043 Coal Bank Rd, Orrville, OH 44667
Wayne CO. (330)465-7079

Hadley Seed Farm
21 Wolfe Rd., Hadley, PA 16130
Mercer Co (724)253-3900

Rupp Seeds
17919 County Road B, Wauseon, OH 43567
Fulton Co. (419)337-1841

Schwartz Farms
4193 Everett-Hull Rd., Cortland, OH 44410
Trumbull Co. (330)637-3388

W.I. Miller & Sons
3389 Gardner Barclay Rd., Farmdale, OH 44417
Trumbull Co (330)876-6573

Steuben

STEUBEN is a white oat developed by the University of Minnesota from a cross between SA050128/ND 020965. Plant height is about 88cm compared to 78 cm for Corral. Heading date is three days later than Corral. Steuben has good lodging resistance. Steuben is resistant to current races of Crown rust. Steuben yields about 7 bushels more than Corral.

Schwartz Farms
4193 Everett-Hull Rd., Cortland, OH 44410
Trumbull Co. (330)637-3388

Vista

VISTA is a mid-late season oat variety released by the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1999. Vista has consistently shown high grain yields in Wisconsin statewide tests with seed test weights similar to Belle. Vista heads two days later than Ogle. Plant height is similar to Troy with lodging similar to Gem. Vista has excellent crown rust resistance and tolerance to barley yellow dwarf virus.

Hadley Seed Farm, 21 Wolfe Rd.
Hadley, PA 16130
Mercer Co (724)253-3900