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Water Chemistry Management in Fish Ponds

Filed Under: Wildlife

Water Chemistry Management in Fish Ponds provides participants with the knowledge and tools required to address landowner issues with water quality.

Target Audience(s):

Landowners with surface water access


Participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of basic water chemistry and its relationship to pond health,
  • Gain an understanding of proper water testing and interpretations of results,
  • Gain an understanding of proper soil testing and calculating liming requirements for ponds,
  • Gain an understanding of how liming should be properly applied and troubleshooting unforeseen issues, and
  • Consider addressing water quality concerns and implement water quality management within one year.

Total Number of Modules or Sessions: 1

Total Number of Hours for Program Delivery: 1

Program Delivery:

  • Educational Class
  • Numbered Extension Publication
  • One-on-One Intervention
  • Print or Popular Articles
  • Radio Program
  • eXtension Website
  • Workshop

Primary Contact:

Dr. Wes Neal,

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Extension/Research Professor
Fisheries Extension