Spring Conditions Ideal For Pond Stocking

Corn and soybean crops took a beating from last year’s drought and so too did farm-ponds. Many landowners are restocking this spring. The conditions are ideal says Rich Stewart with the Rock Island County Soil and Water Conservation District.
[audio:http://wrmj.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/fish-stocking.mp3|titles=fish stocking] Stewart says in the past, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources helped stock ponds and lakes, but due to budget constraints, that option is no longer available.