Catfish Production: Water Surface Acres, Foodsize Inventory Increase

🕔Jul 20, 2018Water Surface Acres up 4 Percent The water surface area to be used for catfish production in the three major producing States (Alabama, Arkansas, and Mississippi) during July 1 through […]

Mississippi: Catfish Supplies Cause Prices, Sales to Flounder

🕔Jul 20, 2018An abundance of U.S. farm-raised catfish has driven prices down and delayed independent growers from getting their fish to the processors.  Jimmy Avery is a professor with the Mississippi State […]

Mississippi: Catfish Acreage Way Down, Birds Destroying Profits

🕔May 4, 2018Over the past 15 years, there has been a steady decline in Mississippi catfish production. According to the Mississippi State University Extension Service, between 2002 and 2010, about 54 percent […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – U.S. Boosts Share in South Korea’s Soy Oil Market

🕔Feb 9, 2018South Korea continues to be a key agricultural market for U.S. exporters; it is the fifth largest market reaching over $6.8 billion in 2017. With livestock, grains, and horticultural products […]

Mississippi: 3 Ag Producer Advisory Meetings Scheduled for Feb.

🕔Feb 2, 2018The 2018 annual agricultural producer advisory meetings kick off in February as Mississippi State University Extension Service personnel report on current projects and listen to producer needs. Three producer advisory […]

Catfish Production: Value of Sales Down, Water Surface Acres Up

🕔Feb 2, 2018Catfish Value of Sales Down 2 percent from 2016 Catfish growers in the United States had sales of 380 million dollars during 2017, down 2 percent from 386 million dollars […]

Texas Field Reports: Catfish Production Down but Producers Faring Well

🕔Nov 21, 2017Texas catfish production is down, but that’s not bad news for fish producers around the state, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Todd Sink, AgriLife Extension fisheries […]

Sorghum: Catfish Feeding Trial in Vietnam Offers New Opportunity for U.S. Farmers

🕔Sep 22, 2017After years of strategic planning and vision, a new market was recently explored in Southeast Asia that shows potential to bring producers more value for their sorghum crop. The Sorghum […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Floodwaters Can Affect Water Quality in Ponds

🕔Aug 30, 2017Ray McClain, LSU AgCenter aquaculture specialist, said deep floods should not be allowed to remain on crawfish ponds because the water will be low in oxygen. “It’s not a bad […]

Louisiana Crawfish: LSU AgCenter Seeks to Add Value to State’s Crop

🕔Aug 16, 2017An LSU AgCenter researcher is working on ways to add value to the Louisiana crawfish crop. Tail meat is the main reason farmers raise crawfish, but Subramaniam Sathivel sees benefits […]

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