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History of the oats

Oats are used for human concumption but, they are mainly used for livestock feed. European colonist first started using oats in 1602. George Washington farmed 580 acres of oats on his Virginia land.

Facts about oats

Oats are a grain. The oldest oat grain was found in Egypt. The Primary state that produces oats is South Dakota. Oats are mainly used for livestock feed. Productsa re mad out of oats such as oat meal. In my opinion I think oats are important because I feed my livestock with oat and they love it.