Published Jan 13, 2024

When to Combine Oats – Practical Cover Croppers

By Practical Farmers of Iowa

For people that haven’t raised an oat crop in recent years, picking the time to combine can be challenging. With a goal of under 14% moisture of the harvest crop, Martin Larsen of Byron, Minnesota explains how he determines if an oat crop is ready to be straight combined.

In this video, learn about the conditions Martin looks for before combining and common indicators that an oat crop might be under mature when combining a test area.