BROOKS - was released by the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service. It is a medium early variety that has medium height, excellent yield, and fair lodging resistance. It has good winter hardiness. Brooks has tolerance to barley yellow dwarf virus and good resistance to soil-borne mosaic. It has poor resistance to Crown rust. This variety offers a new level of overall protein production; data indicates at least 25% advantage in pounds of protein per acre over most other varieties. Good smut resistance.
RODGERS - was released by North Carolina Agricultural Research Service in cooperation with USDA ARS.. It is a high yielding, mid-season oat cultivar that has good test weight, kernel size, plant height, straw strength, and tolerance to barley yellow dwarf virus. No Registered Class