Tag Archive: Pond

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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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/31/recreational-fish-pond-management-workshop-november-3/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/01/friday-funny-the-farmer-and-the-pond-crashers/

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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Does your pond need fertilization?

Photo by Jennifer Bearden These days many ponds are just backyard recreational ponds.  Management goals vary from owner to another.  Some pond owners want very little productivity (very little fish removed).  They want little vegetation with just a few fish.  This pond is just meant for relaxation and aesthetics.  Other pond owners want to fish …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/01/does-your-pond-need-fertilization/

New Pond and Drip Irrigation Fact Sheets added to EDIS

EDIS is the University of Florida’s Official website with fact sheets available to download on a wide variety of topics for free. The University of Florida IFAS Extension offers a database of fact sheets available for free download on the Internet called EDIS (Electronic Data Information Source) that has many publications of interest to farmers and ranchers …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/09/20/new-pond-and-drip-irrigation-fact-sheets-added-to-edis/

Pond Weed Management Workshop – June 12th

  Excess aquatic weeds can be a source of frustration for pond owners. Privately owned ponds and lakes are common across the Panhandle. Ponds can be a source of great enjoyment and frustration for their owners. When all is well a pond is a welcome addition to most any landscape. However, when problems arise pond …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/06/06/pond-weed-management-workshop-june-12th/

Pond Management Techniques Workshop May 27

Spend the early evening learning and understanding pond biology and proper management techniques from experts in the field. This program is for all pond owners, managers and others interested in pond management. Topics and Demonstrations include: • Pond Construction • Water Quality • Choosing a Fish Stocking Program • Demonstration of Electroshock Fishing • Aquatic …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/23/pond-management-techniques-workshop-may-27/

Pond Weed Workshop – June 12th

Excess aquatic vegetation can be a source of frustration for pond owners. Privately owned ponds and lakes are common across the Panhandle. Ponds are normally a source of  great enjoyment, but sometimes can cause frustration for their owners when aquatic weeds interfere with fishing. When unwanted or excess weeds build up in a pond, owners …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/17/pond-weed-workshop-june-12th/

Make the Most of Your Pond This Year!

Your pond is dormant, but now is a good time to think about next year’s management activities. Photo by Judy Ludlow 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 …

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

Warm Season Fish Pond Management

Warm temperatures and longer days have kicked pond productivity into “high gear.” North Florida’s cool fall and winter seem a distant memory.  Warm temperatures and longer days have kicked pond productivity into “high gear.”  Biological activity in and around your pond is in full swing this time of year and there are some “warm weather” …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/28/warm-season-fish-pond-management/

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