I'm playing with the idea of planting some small plots of barley, rye, wheat, and/or oats in my yard this year. I have been scouring the net looking for information on ultra-small scale grain production but I'm having trouble finding much modern info. Most of what I see is from the 70's and may be out of date.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Anyone here growing grains as a part of their "vegetable" garden?
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ What do you grow and what do use it for?
Outside of plant stuff I do a little home brewing and I'd love to try malting my own barley.
My biggest problem is the mechanization of modern grain production everything from planting to harvesting, and even milling is done by specialized machines that would not be cost effective to buy and I'm not even sure if you can rent them for 1-2 bushels of product.