Catfish Production: Water Surface Acres Down 5% Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
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, 2020, totaled 54,800 acres, […]

Mississippi Catfish: COVID-19 Put Brakes on Sales Jul 17, 2020

🕔Jul 17, 2020
Cash flow challenges are the latest struggle for Mississippi catfish producers, as product sales to their biggest consumers — restaurants — are way down due to COVID-19. “Even though prices […]

Catfish Production: Water Surface Acres Down Slightly – USDA Jul 23, 2019

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

Texas Aquaculture: Low Catfish Prices Push Producers to Redfish, Bass Jan 21, 2019

🕔Jan 21, 2019
Consumer 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, 2018

🕔Jul 20, 2018
Water 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, 2018

🕔May 4, 2018
Over 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, 2018

🕔Feb 2, 2018
Catfish 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, 2017

🕔Nov 21, 2017
Texas 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, 2017

🕔Aug 7, 2017
This 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, 2017

🕔Jul 21, 2017
Water 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 […]

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