Barley

Upright winter annual that grows 1 1/2 – 3 feet tall. Has hollow jointed stems with narrow, tapered leaves. Leaves are broader than those of most other grasses. Flower spikes appear bearded because of their long awns. Winter barley requires vernalization to produce grain; spring types do not.

Managing Cover Crop Profitably Book CoverBarley: Managing Cover Crops Profitably (SARE Handbook Series Book 9) by Andy Clark (2007, 3rd ed.)


Best Management Practices for Corn Production in South Dakota: Chapter 5- Tillage, Crop Rotations, and Cover Crops

David Clay, Kurtis Reitsma, and Sharon Clay (editors)- South Dakota State University

2009

BMP for Corn Production in South Dakota: Chapter 5- Tillage, Crop Rotations, and Cover Crops

Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers

Charles W. Marr, Rhonda Janke, Paul Conway – Kansas State University

November 1998

Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers

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