April 20, 2018

Wool-Canola Mulch System – October, Establishment Year

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In early October, a floating row cover is installed over the wool mulch plots to allow for continued growth as the weather grows colder. This will be removed in early to mid November and replaced with straw mulch to protect the plants for the winter.

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A closer look at the floating row cover being pulled over the top of the wool mulch rows. The row covers need to be secured so they don’t blow away.

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Two weeks after the floating row covers were installed, new growth can be seen.

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