Winter annual grass management should be conducted in the fall because these hard to control grasses can be too far ahead of you in the spring (especially downy brome). There are several options for fall grassy weed management.
Herbicide options include: Zidua™, Outrider™, Anthem Flex™, Olympus™, Powerflex™, Sencor™
One weed, in particular, that is difficult to control in the spring is downy brome. Several research studies have been conducted for the optimal control of downy brome in cereal crops (see two of these below).