Barley is going popularity in the Midwest for forage because it tends to be high in sugar and very soft with high digestibility. Barley also is very palatable. The downside is it cannot take very wet areas or may winter kill. As a grain, barley is 10 days earlier than wheat. Great for a double crop.
- Great for fall grazing and forage production
- Tall, but above average lodging resistance
- Can be used for grain or forage