Time of sowing
Optimum sowing time of barley is from last week of October to first week of November. Though yield declines with delay in sowing but in the event of drought/lack of rains, crop can be sown upto end of December.
Method of sowing
The crop should be sown by kera in lines 22 cm apart.
100 kg seed per hectare is optimum. Additional 20 to 25 kg seed should be used under rainfed and late sown conditions.