-Information courtesy Paul McKenzie, Agricultural Extension Agent, NC Cooperative Extension
Ponds can be an important asset for farmers and landowners, providing irrigation for crops and livestock, and recreational opportunities such as fishing. Pond owners can maximize the benefits of these aquatic resources by learning how to manage them properly.
Come on out to the Oxford Tobacco Research Station on May 24, 2018, to learn all about managing your farm or recreational pond. Experts from NC State University will present and demonstrate methods to manage aquatic weeds as well as fish populations.
This event will start at 4 p.m. and conclude at 7 p.m. A sponsored meal is included. The workshop will be held at one of the farm shop buildings, which is located on the north side of US Highway 158, west of Oxford, between Cornwall Rd. and Graham Hobgood Rd. The GPS street address is 2503 US 158, Oxford, NC, or use coordinates 36.323831, -78.658246.
Register at go.ncsu.edu/pond2018 or by calling 252-438-8188 or 919-603-1350. This event is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Southern States of Oxford.