Are you in search of some basic information on managing your farm pond? Or are you interested in building one on your property? Here are some resources for North Carolina residents that may be helpful.
Allows you to get a rough estimate of the area of your pond.
NCSU POND MANAGEMENT GUIDE
This document contains stocking information and fertility recommendations:
Your county office of NC Cooperative Extension can advise you on the identification and management of pond weeds. More information on aquatic weeds can be found here:
NRCS/SOIL & WATER
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Soil and Water Conservation District are partner agencies that may be able to advise pond owners on construction and management.
NCDA&CS POND FERTILITY INFO/MUD SAMPLING
Did you know you can take a mud sample of your pond to check fertility? Details here: