Category Archives: Water
Ag Biz News Column Chad Gulley County Extension Agent –Ag/NR Smith County How big is your pond? Each spring, landowners with farm ponds begin managing their ponds for recreational fishing, livestock water and other uses. Water quality is important and having your water tested can help you decide what to do next. If you know how big your pond is that can be helpful in many farm pond management decisions. If we know the proper size of the pond, we can know how to apply lime or fertilizer… Read More →
TWS factsheet_6 TylerAnnouncementHQ (3) Ag Biz News Column Chad Gulley County Extension Agent –Ag/NR Smith County Texas Watershed Steward Water is essential for life. All living things need water to survive. Over 70% of the Earth is made up of water. According to the Texas Water Resources Institute, the oceans make up 97% of the earth’s water in the form of saltwater. The remaining 3% is in the form of fresh water. Of this 3%, less than one percentage of the earth’s water is water either… Read More →
TylerAnnouncementHQ A program for an upcoming Texas Watershed Steward Program, February 17, 2014. Please click on the flyer for more details.
Ag Biz News Column Chad Gulley County Extension Agent –Ag/NR Smith County The Farm Pond Management Calendar Farm ponds offer landowners opportunity for recreation with family, a supply of farm raised fish, and a water supply for livestock. There are several things landowners can do throughout the year to manage their farm pond. Water quality is important when it comes to fish production. In farm ponds, pH and alkalinity are two things that need some attention before stocking begins. A water analysis on the farm pond can be… Read More →
Ag Biz News Column Chad Gulley County Extension Agent –Ag/NR Smith County Have you taken the Earth-Kind® Challenge? Earth-Kind landscaping uses research-proven techniques to provide maximum garden and landscape enjoyment while preserving and protecting the environment. The objective of Earth-Kind landscaping is to combine the best of organic and traditional gardening and landscaping principles to create a horticultural system based on real world effectiveness and environmental responsibility. Individuals using Earth-Kind landscaping principles and practices can create beautiful, easy-care landscapes, while conserving and protecting natural resources and… Read More →