Cates offers two varieties – D1 forage oat and L5 milling oat
D1 Oats were developed by Plant Research Ltd as an autumn sown forage oat. It has good establishment and early vigour in cold soil and winter weather conditions. D1 offers a high quality feed in winter with strip grazing and is performing well throughout Canterbury.
Agronomic information & benefits
D1 Oats can be sown in the autumn and spring with a sowing rate of 110-130kg/ha.
L5 Oats were developed by Plant Research Ltd as a spring oat that meets the milling specifications of Harraway’s Mill in Dunedin.
L5 Oats are ideally suited as an autumn or spring variety in the South Island.
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