Mississippi Catfish: Steady Demand, Low Feed Costs Help Market Jul 7, 2017

🕔Jul 7, 2017
Production 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, 2017

🕔Apr 17, 2017
Mississippi 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, […]

Catfish Production: Value of Sales Up, Water Surface Acres Down – USDA Feb 3, 2017

🕔Feb 3, 2017
Catfish Value of Sales Up 6 percent from 2015 Catfish growers in the United States had sales of 386 million dollars during 2016, up 6 percent from 364 million dollars […]

Mississippi: Catfish Production Holds Steady as Demand Stays High Jul 8, 2016

🕔Jul 8, 2016
As demand for catfish remains high, the only components of its production trending down this year in Mississippi are pond acreage and the price of feed. Producers are receiving an […]

Catfish Value of Sales Up 3 percent from 2014 – USDA Feb 5, 2016

🕔Feb 5, 2016
Catfish Value of Sales Up 3 percent from 2014 Catfish growers in the United States had sales of 361 million dollars during 2015, up 3 percent from 352 million dollars […]

Catfish Production: Water Surface Acres, Available Stocks Down Jul 24, 2015

🕔Jul 24, 2015
Water Surface Acres Down 11 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 Producers See Lower Costs, High Demand Jun 26, 2015

🕔Jun 26, 2015
High consumer demand and lower input costs have Mississippi catfish farmers filling their ponds to the brim. “Consumer demand has stayed pretty high, and that has farmers stocking at high […]

Catfish Production Acres Declined 10% Jan 30, 2015

🕔Jan 30, 2015
Catfish growers in the United States had sales of 352 million dollars during 2014, down 1 percent from 357 million dollars the previous year. The top four States (Mississippi, Alabama, […]

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