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Pond Management Trainings Tuesday Evenings May 31st and June 7th

Ponds can be a source of great enjoyment. However, properly managing them to meet your desired goals can be challenging. Panhandle Pond Management, a two part series being offered by UF/IFAS Extension, is designed to help pond owners/managers become more successful in reaching their goals. Specialists from campus will be onsite to share their expertise. …

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Pond Management Workshops May 31 and June 7

Managing a pond can be both rewarding and challenging.Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin Ponds can be a source of great enjoyment. However, properly managing them to meet your desired goals can be challenging. Panhandle Pond Management, a two part series being offered by UF/IFAS Extension, is designed to help pond owners/managers become more successful in reaching …

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Panhandle Pond Management Workshops May 31 & June 7

Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin Ponds can be a source of great enjoyment. However, properly managing them to meet your desired goals can be challenging. Panhandle Pond Management, a two part series being offered by UF/IFAS Extension, is designed to help pond owners/managers become more successful in reaching their goals. Specialists from campus will be onsite …

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Discover the Beauty and Role of Native Aquatic Plants – in Your Own Pond

A stand of purple flowers called “False Dragon-Heads (Physostegia spp.) growing along the St. Marks River. They are behind a stand of pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata) that has not yet bloomed.  Photo by Judy Biss This is the time of year when gardens burst forth with lush green growth and colorful flowers.  With a little planning …

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Discover the Beauty and Role of Native Aquatic Plants – in Your Own Pond

A stand of purple flowers called “False Dragon-Heads (Physostegia spp.) growing along the St. Marks River. They are behind a stand of pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata) that has not yet bloomed. This is the time of year when gardens burst forth with lush green growth and colorful flowers.  With a little planning and management, your backyard …

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A Hook, Line & Sinker Approach to Pond Management

Florida is home to literally thousands of ponds, some natural, some man made. Most of these ponds are used solely for recreation. However, some ponds are used for farming needs, whether for irrigation or livestock purposes. In either case, ponds can provide excellent fishing environments, if managed properly. A good philosophy to have when thinking …

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NISAW 2016 – Controlling Weeds in Your Pond: Water Hyacinth

Libbie Johnson UF IFAS Escambia County Extension Northwest Florida can be a pond owner’s paradise. There is usually enough rainfall to keep ponds filled, catfish, bass, and brim are well adapted to the environmental conditions, and there is a long season to catch fish. One of the biggest problems pond owners face is the constant …

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Recreational Fish Pond Management Workshop November 3

WHEN:  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015  –  6:00-8:00 PM Central WHERE: Jay Community Center (Santa Rosa County Extension Office) 5259 Booker Lane – JAY, FL 32565 TOPICS: LEARN HOW & WHAT TO STOCK IN YOUR POND FERTILIZING-HOW MUCH & WHEN LIMING  MANAGING TO KEEP THE POND BALANCED FOR THE FISH YOU WANT WEED ID & CONTROL …

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Friday Funny: The Farmer and the Pond Crashers

The Crafty Farmer and the Pond Crashing Skinny-Dippers A well seasoned farmer owned a large farm in the Florida Panhandle.  After years of dedicated hard work on his land, he decided to rent out most of the farm and enjoy his retirement years.  Around his home he developed a huge garden that included a really …

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Does Your Pond Need Fertilization?

Choosing the right pond management tools depends on your objectives. Photo by Jennifer Bearden Recreational farm ponds vary in size and purpose and management goals differ widely from owner to owner. Some pond owners want clear water with only small amounts of vegetation and a few fish to catch. This pond is meant mainly for …

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