Texas Field Reports: Crawfish Acres Expand, Weights Low Due to Cool Weather Apr 27, 2022

🕔Apr 27, 2022
Texas crawfish emerged from the pandemic in good condition, but cooler winter weather kept poundage yields down during this season’s peak, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Whether […]

Louisiana Crawfish: White Spot Showing up in Ponds Apr 16, 2022

🕔Apr 16, 2022
This past week we have receives more calls about crawfish dying in traps and dead floating crawfish drifting in the pond.  These are the classic signs of White Spot Syndrome […]

Catfish Production: Value of Sales Up 12% from 2020 Feb 11, 2022

🕔Feb 11, 2022
Catfish growers in the United States had sales of 421 million dollars during 2021, up 12 percent from 377 million dollars the previous year. The top four States (Mississippi, Alabama, […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Mild Weather Gets Season Off to Early Start Jan 20, 2022

🕔Jan 20, 2022
Above-average temperatures in November and December have helped Louisiana’s crawfish season get off to a fast start. Water temperatures in some ponds were as high as 75 degrees at the […]

Louisiana Ag Suffers at Least $584M in Damage from Hurricane Ida Sep 23, 2021

🕔Sep 23, 2021
The Louisiana agriculture industry has suffered at least $584 million in damage after Hurricane Ida walloped the southeastern portion of the state last month with strong winds and flooding, according […]

Catfish Production: Water Surface Acres Down 3% Jul 23, 2021

🕔Jul 23, 2021
The water surface area to be used for catfish production in the three major producing States (Alabama, Arkansas, and Mississippi) during July 1 through December 31, 2021, totaled 53,200 acres, […]

Catfish Production: Value of Sales, Water Surface Acres Down Feb 10, 2021

🕔Feb 10, 2021
Catfish Value of Sales Down 2 percent from 2019 Catfish growers in the United States had sales of 371 million dollars during 2020, down 2 percent from 380 million dollars […]

Louisiana: Virtual Rice, Soybean, Crawfish Production Meeting Now Available Jan 19, 2021

🕔Jan 19, 2021
The LSU AgCenter hosts rice/soybean/crawfish production meetings annually at various locations throughout the state.  As you are aware, there were many challenges recently due to COVID-19.  The decision was made […]

Mississippi: Ag Industry Posted 2020 Estimated Value of $7.35B Dec 17, 2020

🕔Dec 17, 2020
Mississippi farmers generated an estimated agricultural value of $7.35 billion in 2020, a 5% increase from 2019 saw soybeans top forestry for the No. 2 spot behind poultry. The predicted […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Oxygen Management – Flood-Up Through Dec. Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
BOD stands for Biochemical Oxygen Demand. Scientists use this laboratory test to measure how fast oxygen is consumed in water. High demand occurs when large amounts of rice straw or […]

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