Mississippi Wheat & Oat Variety Trials, 2017
Small grains are grown throughout Mississippi. Wheat is the primary crop, followed by oats. Wheat variety trials were conducted at nine locations, while oat trials were conducted at five locations in Mississippi in 2016–2017. Wheat yields typically range from 40–60 bushels per acre and often produce 60–80 bushels per acre under good management and favorable weather conditions. Oat yields from 50–80 bushels per acre are common.