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 Producers Can Make Case for Relief Funds May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
Catfish producers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic have the opportunity to provide the U.S. Department of Agriculture information on why they should be eligible for economic assistance through the Coronavirus […]

Coronavirus: Aquaculture, Including Catfish, Not Covered by CFAP May 26, 2020

🕔May 26, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released the final rule outlining eligibility requirements for financial assistance under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). When released, no funding was […]

Mississippi: Agriculture Nears $7.4 Bln in 2019 Dec 26, 2019

🕔Dec 26, 2019
In 2019, Mississippi’s agricultural industry faced the prospect of dipping below $7 billion for the first time in eight years, but federal payments pushed its value up enough to post […]

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

🕔Sep 6, 2019
The 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, 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 […]

Louisiana Catfish Processors Compliant with USDA Regulations Aug 24, 2018

🕔Aug 24, 2018
In 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, 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 […]

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