I recently ordered a 50lb bag of whole organic barley from countryside organics http://feed.countrysideorganics.com/organic-feeds-all/grains/cracked-corn-organic-24 idk why the link says cracked corn...lol its the link to the barley. so i want to sprout and i want to do it as easy and to create as much as quickly as possible. Its been real wet here so i thought growing it strait from the ground would be an option? I also have a sectioned chicken run and can close off a larger section for a week without much issue. Id like to get the racks and some trays eventualy but would this work for now? how would i do it? soak them first then just spread them around the ground? or would i have to bury them a little?