This text contains a detailed guide to barley production on the farm, with information on germination, yields, and growth of barley. Including helpful tables, scientific information, simple instructions, and much more, this text contains all the information one might need to know for the successful and commercially-viable production of barley. It will appeal to to barley farmers as well as collectors of agricultural literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Barley', 'Why Barley is used for Beer', 'Malting a Process of Germination', 'Potash for Perfect Barley', 'Hallriegel's Barley Plants', 'Hellriegel's Perfect Barley Plants', 'Crudeness of Field Practice', 'Importance of Light for Growth', 'Amount of Water Needed', 'Significance of Rain', 'One Reason why Sands are Sterile', etcetera. We are proud to republish this vintage volume, now in an affordable modern edition complete with a new introduction on farming.