In this Issue:
  • Mosquito Control Can Be As Close As A Farm Pond
  • Make the Most of Your Pond This Year!
  • Aquafarming… Florida’s Underwater Agriculture!
  • Aquaculture

    Mosquito Control Can Be As Close As A Farm Pond

    The consistent and ample rains of late over Florida’s Panhandle assure enough moisture is available for row crop production and development, and forage growth. It has also minimized, if not eliminated, the need for irrigation and its associated cost.

    As with anything good, there is always an associated negative component which cannot be avoided. In …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/06/30/mosquito-control-can-be-as-close-as-a-farm-pond/

    Make the Most of Your Pond This Year!

    During these icy, north Florida winters, you’re probably not thinking much about what needs to be done in your pond!  Aquatic plants have become mostly dormant, fish feeding has slowed down, and irrigation needs are usually reduced as well.  If you’ve had aquatic weed problems in the past …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2014/01/25/make-the-most-of-your-pond-this-year/

    Aquafarming… Florida’s Underwater Agriculture!

    Cheese grits, hush-puppies, and catfish; sweet corn, potatoes, and crawfish; dirty rice, coleslaw, and shrimp!  What do all of these delicious foods have in common?  The answer is AGRICULTURE – including the catfish, crawfish, and shrimp!   Aquaculture (or aquafarming) is agriculture.  In fact, the Florida Aquaculture Policy Act (Chapter 597, Florida …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2013/05/03/aquafarming-floridas-underwater-agriculture/