Oats Northern Region - GrowNotes™

Published: 21 Feb 2016

On average Australia produces 1.3 million tonnes of oats annually, with a large percentage processed domestically and up to 20% exported as grain. Australia is the fourth largest global exporter of oats after Canada, Finland and Sweden. Western Australia is the largest oat exporting state with NSW and Victoria oats predominantly processed domestically. Forage oats is the preferred winter forage for beef and dairy cattle in Queensland.


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  • Plant growth and physiology
  • Nutrition and fertiliser
  • Weed and insect control
  • Nematode control
  • Diseases
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  • Crop desiccation and spray out
  • Harvest and storage
  • Environmental issues
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