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  • Stay ahead of weeds in cole crops

    Whether cole crop seeds and transplants are just hitting the soil or they’ve begun to emerge, weeds pose a season-long risk and efforts should be made to mitigate the risk where possible. Researchers and professors at the University of Florida IFAS Extension recommend a combination of management practices designed to suppress weeds throughout the entire year. Crop rotation, cover cropping, high planting density, mulching, cultivation, flooding and herbicide use are all part of a recipe…