Barley Straw

We have a limited supply of quality barley straw available for our customers.

$20 per bale
For pickup at the farm

Our farm is located two miles south of Oregon, Wisconsin.  Click here for location information.

Please note that we make no claims about the suitability of barley straw for use by pond owners.  For more information about barley straw, the following websites may be helpful:

Algae Control with Barley Straw
School of Natural Resources, Ohio State University
http://ohioline.osu.edu/a-fact/0012.html

Aquatic Plant Management: Barley Straw for Algae Control
by Carol A. Lembi, Professor of Botany
Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University
http://www.btny.purdue.edu/pubs/APM/APM-1-W.pdf

Barley Straw Algae Control Research
The Water Gardeners International (WGI) Journal Online
by Deborah Hill and Renee Stoops
http://www.watergardenersinternational.org/journal/1-1p/og/algae_control.html

Barley Straw Can Control Algae Growth
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension: Backyard Farmer
by Tadd Barrow, UNL Extension Educator
http://byf.unl.edu/Barley

Barley Straw
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences: Penn State Extension
Page summarizes extensive study by Dr. Jonathan Newman at the Centre for Aquatic Plant Management in Great Britain
http://extension.psu.edu/natural-resources/water/ponds/barley-straw

Control of Pond Algae Using Barley Straw
Chemung County Soil & Water, Horseheads, NY
by Karen Tillotson
http://www.chemungcountyswcd.com/Barley%20Straw.htm

For more information:
Mark and Jean Hanson

608-835-9712
Location of our farm

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