Pond Management Workshop
N.C. Cooperative Extension, Harnett County Center will be offering a Pond Management Workshop on Wednesday, May 23, 2019, from 6–8 p.m. at the Government Commons auditorium (307 W Cornelius Harnett Blvd, Lillington) located between the Social Services and Environmental Health buildings northwest of the County Courthouse. Dr. James A. Rice, NC State Extension Fisheries Specialist and Professor of Applied Ecology, will present on pond design, fish stocking options, water quality, and other related topics. Dr. Rob Richardson, NC State Extension Crop Science Specialist and Professor Crop and Soil Sciences will present aquatic weed management, including common causes of pond weed problems, pond weed identification, and appropriate physical, chemical, and biological control options. There is no cost to attend, and licensed pesticide applicators will receive two hours of A, D, N, and X continuing education credits.