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  • Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 04-05-2012 at 11:05 AM
    I think the overwatering/shallow root theory sounds right. I've never grown barley but I've
    grown a lot of winter cover crops that need very little of any water. Buckwheat roots can go
    down 4 to 6 fee...

  • Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 03-18-2012 at 10:18 AM
    In my opinion I think it is too late to spray. All that is left is grain fill and you won't
    lose much from the aphids.

  • Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 03-03-2012 at 12:48 AM
    Any risk of cross-pollination? This also has to be an all-organic operation, as per the request
    of my generous benefactor.If memory serves me right barley is self pollinating.

  • Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 01-22-2012 at 11:19 AM
    I wouldn't put bottles in the washing machine just because of the spin cycles, I think the
    bottles would shatter.

  • Posted in thread: Winter composting on 01-20-2012 at 01:57 PM
    We compost spoiled feed on our dairy farm, adding 2 wheelbarrows per day, we reach temps of 160
    degrees in the center of the heap in the middle of the winter.

  • Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 01-20-2012 at 01:49 PM
    I am a Plant Science major as well as a Crop Manager for a small dairy, I have experience in
    growing small grains, corn, and grasses. Personally we plant rye in 7.5 inch rows. We haven't
    planted any b...

  • Posted in thread: experimental citrus winecooler OJ meets skeeter pee on 01-20-2012 at 01:09 AM
    I would think that the pulp would settle rather quickly.

  • Posted in thread: Leap Year 2012? on 01-19-2012 at 11:45 AM
    I would be interested in Acerglyn.

  • Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 01-18-2012 at 01:25 AM
    Why do people use turbo yeast? It strips all flavor.

  • Posted in thread: Cider recipie for a Mr. Beer keg on 01-07-2012 at 08:04 PM
    Here is what I would do,2 Gallons Preservative-Free Apple Cider1/2 lb Brown Sugar1 Packet
    Champagne YeastI generally make five gallon batches though, because I find myself wanting more.