Lily pads and lake grass cover a pond at a farm.
Pond vegetation management will be one of the topics discussed at the farm pond management program on May 21 in San Antonio. (Sam Craft/Texas A&M AgriLife)

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a farm pond management program May 21 in San Antonio.

The event, sponsored by the AgriLife Extension Bexar Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, will be from 10 a.m.-noon in Suite 208 of the AgriLife Extension office in Bexar County, 3355 Cherry Ridge Drive.

Cost is $15, and individuals can contact Kennedy Green at 210-631-0400 or by email at to register or for more information. The registration fee can be paid by either cash, card or check. If paying by check, make checks payable to Bexar Ag and NR Committee.

There will be one Texas Department of Agriculture integrated pest management continuing education unit for private pesticide applicator license holders.

On the agenda

The event will feature the following topics and speakers:

  • Welcome and introductions — Sam Womble, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Bexar County.
  • Managing invasive weeds — Brittany Chesser, AgriLife Extension aquatic vegetation program specialist and lead diagnostic scientist at the AgriLife Extension Aquatic Diagnostics Laboratory, Bryan-College Station.
  • Basic stocking considerations — Chesser.
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