October Agriculture and Natural Resources Program

The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Agriculture and Natural Resources Program for October 2018. This program is being offered by Dr. Kevin Korus, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent.

Fall Pond Workshop – October 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (7922 N.W. 71st Street, Gainesville)

This workshop is geared toward pond owners managing for various functions including aesthetics, sporting recreation, livestock, fishing and other wildlife recreation. Specialists from the University of Florida will discuss pond construction, fish stocking/management, water quality management, and aquatic plant identification/control. Attendees are encouraged to bring water samples from their ponds to be tested for some basic health parameters. Also, aquatic weeds and algae can be brought in for identification and management recommendations.

Participants must register online by October 17th. The registration fee is $20.00 (late registration is $30.00) and includes lunch and learning materials. There are no refunds for registration fees.

View the Fall Pond Workshop flyer.

For more information about this workshop contact Dr. Kevin Korus, Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County, at 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office website for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.

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