They’re a gluten-free whole grain and a great source of important vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. Oats are among the most nutrient-dense foods you can eat. Beta-glucan fiber in oats is effective at reducing both total and LDL cholesterol levels
How to grow oats in Georgia
- Lbs. Seed/Bu.: 32
- Approx. Seeds/Oz.: 1,000-1,425
- Seeding Rate: 60-75 lbs./A
- Planting Date 1: LV — Sept. 25-Oct. 15; P — Oct. 7-Nov. 1; C — Nov. 7-Dec. 1
- Approximate Harvest Dates: Late May to late June
- Certified Seed Quality:
- Min. Germ: 85%
- Min. Purity: 99%
- Max. Weed Seed: 10/lb.
Grains produced in Georgia include corn, grain sorghum, pearl millet, wheat, oats, barley, and rye. Ancient grains and cereals include buckwheat, flax, amaranth and chia.