Recommended varieties for milling oats

CDC Ruffian Oats Grain Millers is offering contracts for new crop production.

By OrganicBiz staff
(as supplied by Grain Millers Inc. in Yorkton, Sask.)

There are several recommended varieties of milling oats for the Canadian Prairies. With good agronomic management under conventional or organic systems, these varieties offer the best opportunity for producing food quality oats.

  • Summit
  • Leggett
  • Stride
  • Ruffian
  • Minstrel
  • Souris
  • Camden (may require fungicide in rust prone areas)

Acceptable varieties include: 

  • Dancer
  • Triactor
  • Seabiscuit
  • Betania
  • Orrin
  • Pinnacle
  • Morgan (may require fungicide in rust prone areas)

Varieties under Prohibited Varieties:

  • Gwen
  • Jordan
  • Lu
  • Ronald
  • Mustang
  • Grizzly
  • Bullion
  • Cascade
  • Whitestone
  • Juniper
  • Boudrias
  • Murphy
  • Jasper
  • Feed Varieties
  • Hulless varieties
  • Forage style varieties

Varieties under review:

  • Oravena
  • Norseman
  • Justice
  • OT6008
  • OT6009