Secretariat is a high-yield, high test weight, moderately early heading, short stature, six row winter barley having good winter hardiness. The spikes of Secretariat are erect, strap, and slightly waxy with no overlapping lateral kernels and short awns. It is a potential commodity for feed, food, and fuel ethanol production. Grain of Secretariat is superior overall to those of many hulled varieties. It is resistant to all of the prevalent diseases in the eastern U.S. except for Fusarium Head Blight.
Plant Barley Seeds - 80 lbs. per acre or 1 lb. per 500 sq.ft.
Planting Depth - 3/4 inch
Plant - Spring or Fall
Reaches Maturity - 100 days.
Excellent seed to use for chicken foddering.