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Idaho Falls Research & Extension Center

Physical Address:
1776 Science Center Drive Suite 205
Idaho Falls, ID 83660-9637

Fax: 208-522-2954

Aberdeen Research & Extension Center

Physical Address:
1693 S. 2700 W.
Aberdeen, ID 83210

Phone: 208-397-7000

Fax: 208-397-4311

Growth Stages

Choose a crop to learn more about

  • How the crops develop
  • Critical growth stages
  • How management inputs affect yield and grain quality

Barley Growth Stages

Merit Two-row

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Wheat Growth Stages

Whitebird Soft White Spring Wheat

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The Growth Stages Project

Researchers at the University of Idaho Aberdeen Research and Extension Center tracked the development of "Merit" 2-row Spring Barley and "Whitebird" Soft White Spring Wheat in 1999.

They tracked growing degree days and took photos to help growers make management decisions.

About Wheat and Barley Crops

Wheat and barley are both cool season crops that have many similarities in growth stage development and management needs.

Idaho Falls Research & Extension Center

Physical Address:
1776 Science Center Drive Suite 205
Idaho Falls, ID 83660-9637

Fax: 208-522-2954

Aberdeen Research & Extension Center

Physical Address:
1693 S. 2700 W.
Aberdeen, ID 83210

Phone: 208-397-7000

Fax: 208-397-4311