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Farm ponds can put food on the table

Posted By Tammy Huffman On July 30, 2008 @ 3:52 pm In Headline News | No Comments

Many Missourians may have an untapped resource to combat rising food costs right in their own back yard: Families with ponds at least one-quarter acre in size can take a bite out of grocery bills by raising bass and bluegill to eat, said a University of Missouri fisheries expert.

"There are over 500,000 of these small ponds in Missouri," said Rob Hayward, fisheries professor in the MU School of Natural

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