A survey in one Iowa county indicates that weather, plant diseases, soil and fertility aren't the only factors involved in producing a crop of oats. Much of the seed planted in 1955 could hardly be called "good."
Wengert, G. W. and Robinson, Joe L.
"Neglecting Your Oat Crop?,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 10
, Article 3.
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