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Lemon bacopa, a beautiful pond plant or a weed?

Bacopa caroliniana, also known as lemon bacopa, is a popular aquatic plant. It is mostly found in the southeastern United States in states such as Florida, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Mississippi and even Texas. Lemon bacopa has a perennial life cycle that could make it a weed to some, or desired plant to others. Also, …

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Mosquito Control Can Be As Close As A Farm Pond

Eastern Mosquitofish are small in size, but with a gargantuan appetite for mosquito larvae. The tiny terrors can eat well over their body weight daily in developing mosquitos. 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 …

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Tips for Successful Pond Weed Management

Weeds can transform a pond from a source of enjoyment to a source of frustration. Utilizing a logical, systematic approach to aquatic weed management can greatly increase your likelihood of success.  UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones. Every year as the temperatures get warmer the number of calls that relate to weed problems in fish ponds …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/16/tips-for-successful-pond-weed-management/

Pond Weed Management Workshop June 8th

Weeds can transform a pond from a source of enjoyment to a source of frustration. A workshop on June 8 will help enable pond owners to more effectively battle unwanted weeds.  UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones. A pond can be a source of great enjoyment or great frustration for a landowner. Excessive growth of aquatic …

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Friday Feature: Remote Control Boat for Pond Herbicide Application

This week’s featured video highlights an innovation for managing pond weeds.  Lake Restoration Incorporated has developed a remote control, miniature air-boat for applying pond herbicides.  Spraying weeds can be a real challenge for pond owners, but this product could make aquatic herbicide application fun.  The TORMADA application boat will hold one gallon of concentrated chelated …

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Pond Management Workshop – February 15

February 15, 2017 UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center 155 Research Rd, Quincy, FL 32351 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) Topics: Pond Management Goals Fish Stocking Options for Your Pond Fish Management Options Water Quality and its Management Weed ID & Control Bring your pond weed for free identification Pond Visit Included Presenters: Chuck …

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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. 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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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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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/11/hook-line-sinker-approach-to-pond-management/

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