Small grain growth and development can be divided into several major and minor stages. This article discusses those stages and what to look as the crop develops. A chart also details the timing of management operations during crop development.
Determination of optimal planting configuration of low input and organic barley and wheat production in Arizona
Markets for organic barley and wheat are expanding. A major problem growing organic barley and wheat is controlling the weeds. This paper outlines a study of growing organic barley documenting the weed pressures.
Weed Control for Wheat and Barley in the Low Deserts of Arizona
Although wheat and barley are vigorous crops that rapidly cover the soil surface and often out-compete weeds, weeds can still become a problem with certain cultural practices. This article gives some suggestions on the usage of herbicides when they become necessary.