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United States Department of Agriculture

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Barley (Hordeum vulgare). Barley was domesticated by 8000 B.C., probably in the Middle East. Hull-less barley can be grown in winter on the same land used for summertime corn and soybean production—thus preventing winter soil erosion—and requires fewer soil amendments for cultivation.


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