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  • 2013
  • August

Full ponds enable fish restocking

With full ponds again, many pond managers are wondering whether the fish in the ponds survived or if they will need to be restocked. Restocking fish can be expensive and time consuming, so make sure fish are needed before any are stocked.
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  • 2013
  • June

Small farm project demonstrates basic land management

One challenge facing the agriculture industry is the ever changing educational needs of producers. A growing segment of landowners are new producers who want to pursue a rural lifestyle or fulfill a dream of participating in agriculture.
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  • 2013
  • March

McGee family improves land through hard work

Craig McGee has spent the last six years working toward goals that are similar to many landowners - reducing Eastern red-cedar and increasing wildlife on his property.
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  • 2012
  • May

Managing a Stunted Largemouth Bass Fishery

Many small lakes and ponds across the country are not actively managed for quality or trophy largemouth bass. However, if fishing for largemouth bass is an important goal, lack of or improper management can result in a stunted largemouth bass fishery.
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  • 2010
  • July

Coontail: The Positives and Negatives of an Aquatic Plant

Aquatic vegetation is the proper name for the moss seen in ponds and other bodies of water. Unfortunately, many people do not view aquatic vegetation in a favorable light.
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Eastern Red-cedar: Positives, Negatives and Management

Eastern red-cedar (Juniperus virginiana) is a native evergreen tree. This now very common tree was once limited to rocky bluffs, deep canyons and other areas where fire historically did not occur....
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How to Attract Wildlife to Your Property

With cities and towns spreading into rural areas and more people moving to the country, people and wildlife interactions are becoming more common. Attracting wildlife to ones property can be...
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Key Concepts Regarding Prescribed Fire

Fire is an important process in the ecology of most native plant and animal communities, especially in uplands. Most plant and animal communities in the Great Plains and eastern forests evolved with...
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  • 2011
  • May

Redear Sunfish

Redear sunfish is a member of the sunfish family. This family of fish contains many species, including bluegill, largemouth bass and white crappie, just to name a few.
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  • 2011
  • November

Protecting Your Property From Wildfire

The likelihood of wildfires occurring increases during late fall and winter months due to dormant grass, fallen tree leaves and periods of high winds and low humidities.