Mississippi: Catfish Processor Expands, Providing Boost For Fish Farmers Sep 6, 2019

🕔Sep 6, 2019The challenges Mississippi catfish farmers face in 2019 are many, but growth of one of the state’s eight processing facilities is one positive sign for the industry. Macon-based Superior Catfish […]

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

🕔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, 2019

🕔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 […]

Louisiana Catfish Processors Compliant with USDA Regulations Aug 24, 2018

🕔Aug 24, 2018In 2016, the U.S. Department of Agriculture took over regulating the catfish industry from the Food and Drug Administration. This change presented some major challenges to catfish processors in Louisiana. […]

Catfish Production: Water Surface Acres, Foodsize Inventory Increase Jul 20, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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 […]

Mississippi’s Agriculture Remains a $7B Industry Dec 19, 2017

🕔Dec 19, 2017Agriculture continues to do its part to boost Mississippi’s economy as it remains a $7 billion industry in 2017. Agricultural economists with the Mississippi State University Extension Service released year-end […]

Texas Field Reports: Catfish Production Down but Producers Faring Well Nov 21, 2017

🕔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 […]

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