In this Issue:
  • Mosquito Control Can Be As Close As A Farm Pond
  • Make the Most of Your Pond This Year!
  • Come Visit UF/IFAS at the 2013 Sunbelt Ag Expo
  • Aquaponics 101 workshop June 25
  • 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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    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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    Come Visit UF/IFAS at the 2013 Sunbelt Ag Expo

    October 15 – 17, 2013 in Moultrie, GA

    Each year University of Florida IFAS Extension participates in the annual Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie Georgia. The Sunbelt Ag Expo is the largest agricultural expo in the southeast attended by over 100,000 visitors! In addition to seeing more …

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    Aquaponics 101 workshop June 25

    Aquaponics is an exciting system where fish and plants grow in harmony. The aquaponic system can be a fun project for the home gardener but can also become a successful farming venture.  Come and learn the basics of growing fish and plants together in an AQUAPONICS system.

    Date: June 25th …

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    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/