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Springtime is “Just Right” for Using Aquatic Herbicides

Monitor your ponds closely throughout the spring and make any necessary herbicide applications before weed growth becomes too excessive.Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin Similar to Goldilocks’ porridge, water temperature doesn’t need to be too hot or too cold, it needs to be just right for using aquatic herbicides (70o – 80o F). Here in Florida, these …

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Pigweed Suppression Using a Ryegrass Cover Crop

Photo 1.  The portion of pasture that was over-seeded with ryegrass provided suppression of pigweed. Dr. Henry Grant, County Extension Director, Gadsden County Extension Service Annually, variety recommendations are given to livestock producers for planting cool season grasses such as oats, rye, and ryegrass as a standard to provide winter and spring forage for their …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/16/pigweed-suppression-using-a-ryegrass-cover-crop/