WASHINGTON (CN) - The Environmental Protection Agency is allowing Arkansas cotton growers to use fluridone on cotton through 2014, to avoid an expected 25 percent crop loss from aggressive weeds resistant to West Nile Virus was first identified in 1937 in Uganda in eastern Africa. It was first discovered in the United States in the summer of 1999 in New York. The virus has not spread throughout the entire United States.
West Nile Virus was first identified in 1937 in Uganda in eastern Africa. It was first discovered in the United States in the summer of 1999 in New York. The virus has not spread throughout the entire United States....
Hot weather prompted the DNR to warn lake goers about the potential dangers of blue-green algae.
While it is not uncommon to see algae blooms in the lake area in late summer,
While many people jump in the lake to keep cool, living life underwater isn’t always enough to protect fish from the heat.
Many people throughout the US have noticed
Eel Grass, Tape Grass and Wild Celery are three different names for the same plant. It has proven to be a very difficult plant to control. We have found a product called Harpoon. It is not labeled for control of Eel Grass, but appears to work well...
One of the most common submersed lake weeds is Bushy Pondweed. Bushy Pondweed is a rooted native weed that grows up from the pond bottom. It has thread-like narrow leaves oppositely arranged on slender, sparsely branched stems. Lake weed identification can be made by the microscopic teeth along the leafs edge. Bushy Pondweed leaves are also slightly broader at the base than tip. This water weed can be found growing in depths of 10 feet or more.
What could squeaky clean dishes and shockingly green lakes have in common?
Phosphorus! Phosphorus has noteworthy connections to both dishwasher detergents and excessive algae growth. In detergents, it binds with minerals, allowing for more effective washing. Headlines in the 1960’s suggesting that Lake...
What is Swimmers Itch?
Swimmers Itch (also known as Cercarial dermatitis, Lake Itch and Duck Itch) is an itchy rash that is caused by a certain type of parasite (