Pond Management Field Day in Quincy – May 11

Pond Management Field Day in Quincy – May 11

A Pond Management Field Day will be held May 11, 2022, at the North Florida Research and Education Center, in Quincy, Florida. The field day will include pond demonstrations and classroom workshops on weed prevention, sprayer calibrations, and fish stocking and...
Time to Think About Pond Weeds

Time to Think About Pond Weeds

With warming weather comes weed problems, and the field is not the only place they can pop up. Farm ponds, whether used for irrigation, livestock, or just recreation, can often grow numerous pesky weeds that impact the use of these water bodies. A few lily pads might...
Christmas Trees for Your Fishpond

Christmas Trees for Your Fishpond

There is something special about the tradition of a live Christmas tree. For many families the tradition of cutting and decorating the live tree is the prefect start to the holidays. But after you are done decking the halls and hanging the tinsel, most of the 13...
Friday Feature:  Controlling Algae and Weeds in Ponds

Friday Feature: Controlling Algae and Weeds in Ponds

Summertime is peak season for all sorts of weeds on land, but it is also the time of year Extension Offices receive numerous calls about weeds in ponds.  Filamentous algae is the most common pond weed problem, but blue-green algae can be toxic to fish and livestock. ...
Don’t Forget About Wildlife Habitat Projects this Spring

Don’t Forget About Wildlife Habitat Projects this Spring

Spring can be a busy time of year for those interested in improving wildlife habitat on the property they own/manage. Spring is the time to begin efforts that pay-off later in the year – particularly in the fall when hunting season rolls back around. If you are...