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Peat moss casing layer question
    #4021287 - 04/06/05 01:07 PM (12 years, 20 days ago)

Well today I have to case 4 quarts of rye. Im planning on casing the rye directly with a 60/40 peat/verm mixture. But i have a couple of questions about the process if someone could help me out.

1. What should my water content be of the casing layer? Just before saturation?

2. How would i go about steralizing the casing layer? should i pop it in my microwave for 10 min?

Thanks alot. this is my first grain attempt so your help would be greatly appretiated.

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Re: Peat moss casing layer question [Re: EdRosarioKid]
    #4021303 - 04/06/05 01:12 PM (12 years, 20 days ago)

1. the casing layer should be applied dry and then misted to the point when it glistens with water (aka near saturation)
2. the best way to sterilize a casing layer would be to put it in a jar or and autoclavable bag and pressure cook for at least 30 minutes. microwaving is not sterilization but more like pasturization


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