This article describes the specific commodity. For grains prices in general, see the article on Grains Prices.
Oats generally refers to seeds of the common oat plant, a cereal grain. Oats are consumed by humans in the form of oatmeal and rolled oats (as well as in dry cereal), however they are more commonly used as feed for livestock including cattle and poultry, as well as horses.
Oats Futures are traded on the Chicago Board of Trade under ticker symbol O and are delivered every year in March, May, July, September, and December. (For more information on commodity tickers, check out the commodity ticker construction page.)