Catfish Production: Water Surface Acres Down Slightly – USDA

🕔Jul 23, 2019The 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, 2019, totaled 57.9 thousand […]

Texas Aquaculture: Low Catfish Prices Push Producers to Redfish, Bass

🕔Jan 21, 2019Consumer trends continue to drive an industry change from traditional aquaculture species like catfish to higher value species including redfish and hybrid striped bass, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Mississippi Catfish: MSU Research, Outreach Boosts Industry

🕔Aug 7, 2017This year marks Mississippi’s 200th anniversary as a state, but one of its most successful industries — catfish farming — is only about 60 years old.  The Mississippi State University […]

Catfish: Production Area Down, Inventory Up – USDA

🕔Jul 21, 2017Water Surface Acres Down 1 Percent from Last Year The water surface area to be used for catfish production in the three major producing States (Alabama, Arkansas, and Mississippi) during […]

Mississippi Catfish: Steady Demand, Low Feed Costs Help Market

🕔Jul 7, 2017Production is the least of Ben Pentecost’s worries for his catfish farm this summer. If anything, he has too many fish. “I think our supply is larger now than in […]

Mississippi Catfish: Smaller Ponds Intensify Production

🕔Apr 17, 2017Mississippi has a long history of catfish production, but recent advances in management and production are changing the way some ponds look and operate. Catfish ponds have traditionally been rectangular, […]

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