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Barley (Hordeum vulgare)


General purpose barleys are 2-row or 6-row, standard height, hulled, non malt, non pearling varieties used for animal feed as either grain, whole plant (silage or green feed) or straw.

Barley Links

Associations and Other Resources

  • Minnesota Barley Research and Promotion Council
    2601 Wheat Drive
    Red Lake Falls, MN 56750
    (218) 253-4311

MDA Contact

Meg Moynihan, Principal Administrator
Meg.Moynihan@state.mn.us, 651-201-6616
Minnesota Farm Opportunities

Ag Marketing & Development Division