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Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 02-05-2016 at 06:12 PM
Now I find this interesting. Agriculture texts recommend a seeding rate of 25 to 30 plants per
square foot for dry land planting.A 3 inch spacing achieves close to that at 23 per square
foot.I sowed a...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 08-24-2015 at 12:25 AM
seed tape next year Sounds like a good idea. Barley definitely has an optimal range for
spacing. Let us know how it goes! Could be a lot less expensive than shelling for a plate
seeder! If it works ou...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 08-23-2015 at 04:19 PM
What a difference soil and seeding rate make.Sorry for the mixed results. I can't help seeing a
silver lining, though -- you learned a great deal from the variation and then shared it with
Posted in thread: growing your own barley.... on 06-05-2015 at 08:42 PM
It's official - my barley crop is kaput, period.Your barley is only lodged. :) The condition
can reduce yield, but when it happened to me, I didn't even notice a problem. The plants will
bend back up ...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 08-20-2014 at 02:10 AM
The good news is there are well adapted varieties but the bad news is that no one screened
these crops for malting characteristics during development and commercialization. If I
understand, you're gro...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 08-20-2014 at 02:03 AM
In a year or two, I should be able to do an "estate beer," all grown and processed from my
property. Woot! :tank:Cheers!--MishaAwesome! That's the dream!
Posted in thread: Making a gluten free beer-need GF yeast... on 06-17-2014 at 11:13 PM
I remember reading something about yeast being able to make its own gluten if kept reused for
more than a few generations.How could yeast make a plant protein? Gluten comes from the media
you grow the...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 06-07-2014 at 05:26 AM
204214 here's my Harrington growing nicely.Beautiful!!!
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 04-30-2014 at 04:10 AM
I don't have access to any other fields. :(
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 04-29-2014 at 01:55 PM
Sad news!My field of bere was plowed under. This is the hazard of growing on a field you don't
own.I didn't plant all of my bere seed so I'm not wiped out, but it looks like my dream of a