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Extension Suwannee County

Category: Water

Pickerelweed… Friend of Foe?


March 23, 2021

I often get calls on how to control pickerelweed. Although this beautiful aquatic plant is a Florida native, it can spread prolifically leaving pond owners with the assumption that it's an invasive weed. Invasive plants are non-native species ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #nativeplants, Natural Resources, Pickerelweed, Pond Plants, Ponds, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Beneficial Algae or Unsightly Pond Scum?


January 26, 2021

Algae are an important component of an ecosystem, but when algae populations grow out of control, they begin to decrease water quality. The summer months generate high water temperatures and abundant sunlight. This in combination with excessive ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Algae, Filamentous Algae, Fish Ponds, Natural Resources, Pond Management, Pond Scum, Suwannee County, Topic Tuesday, Water Quality

A New Age of Farming with Soil Moisture Technology


July 20, 2018

Agricultural producers in the area have hit the ground running when it comes to implementing strategies that will help reduce water withdrawal from our aquifer. Soil moisture sensors are one of the most popular precision tools that have been ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Best Management Practices, Charles Barrett, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Precision Agriculture, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Conservation District, Suwannee River Water Management District

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