barley

C.O.R.N. Newsletter Articles

  1. Author(s): Eric Richer, CCA , Author(s): Garth Ruff , Author(s): Sarah Noggle

    Many growers have heard the discussions of growing winter barley.  Small plot data is available from Ohio Agriculture Research and Development Stations (Western, Wooster, Northwest), but little field-scale data has been published.  While growing a newly re-introduced crop could be a consideration on your farm, it may not be for everyone.  This article is not intended to endorse growing barley or review best management practices for growing winter barley. The intent here is to simply present the one-year, simple averages of several test fields in the upper Northwest region of the state.

    Issue: 2018-30
  2. Head Scab
    Author(s): Pierce Paul

    Cool weather and moisture after flowering often means extended grain-fill and high yields, especially when disease levels are as low as they were at the time of pollination and early grain development in some fields. However, excessive rainfall associated with the cool temperatures could increase the severity of diseases that thrive under cool conditions. But with the crop now well into grain-fill and even turning in some locations, there is very little you can do about late-season diseases.

    Issue: 2018-17
  3. Author(s): Laura Lindsey

    Management of Ohio Winter Malting Barley (including spring management) is now available online at: https://stepupsoy.osu.edu/winter-malting-barley Keep in mind, this is a working document that will be updated as we learn more about winter malting barley management.

    Issue: 2018-07
  4. Author(s): Mary Griffith , Author(s): Wayne Dellinger

    OSU Extension Union County is hosting a half day workshop for growers interested in learning about malting barley. Malting barley acres have increased in Ohio with a growing craft brewery industry. While new markets exist for Ohio grown barley, malting barley markets have different quality and protein standards than feed-grade barley traditionally grown in Ohio making it a very different crop to manage. This workshop offers an opportunity to learn more about managing malting barley.

    Issue: 2018-05
  5. Author(s): Pierce Paul , Author(s): Laura Lindsey , Author(s): Mark Loux

    The number of acres planted to malting barley in Ohio this fall is at an all-time high and will likely continue to increase over the next few years. Although barley is not new to Ohio, raising it for malt is new to us and considerably different from raising it for feed or raising wheat for grain. In particular, the grain quality requirements for malting barley are different from the requirements for feed or grain, and as such there are a few differences in terms of how the crop is managed during the growing season.

    Issue: 2017-36
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