This outdoor facility is located in Starkville, MS on Blackjack Rd. next to the Berryman Institute East, open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday without appointment.
A self-guided tour of the pond bottom takes visitors through key structural and topographic features to consider during construction or renovation of small impoundments. The 1.3-acre "dry" pond demonstrates features such as a levy, drain pipe, aquatic plants, gravel beds, a pier and more.
Click here to view a map of the demonstration pond.
Listen to the Mississippi State University Extension Service Better Farming Radio Program with Tim Allison: A new Farm Pond Demonstration Area is now open at Mississippi State to give land owners construction and management advice. MP3