Louisiana: LSU Plans 5 Crawfish Workshops

🕔Sep 10, 2019The LSU AgCenter will host five crawfish meetings in south Louisiana to help producers get ready for the upcoming season. “Pond management, including water and vegetation management, are among the […]

Louisiana Crawfish: 6 Tips for Stocking Rice Fields

🕔May 24, 2019The cool weather we had in March and April delayed the growth of young rice and thus has delayed crawfish stocking. Some fields won’t be ready to stock until the […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Almost Time to Flood Ponds

🕔Sep 17, 2018It’s almost time to flood crawfish ponds and get started on another season, said Mark Shirley, aquaculture specialist with the LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant. But he recommends that […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Floodwaters Can Affect Water Quality in Ponds

🕔Aug 30, 2017Ray McClain, LSU AgCenter aquaculture specialist, said deep floods should not be allowed to remain on crawfish ponds because the water will be low in oxygen. “It’s not a bad […]

Louisiana Crawfish: LSU AgCenter Seeks to Add Value to State’s Crop

🕔Aug 16, 2017An LSU AgCenter researcher is working on ways to add value to the Louisiana crawfish crop. Tail meat is the main reason farmers raise crawfish, but Subramaniam Sathivel sees benefits […]

Louisiana: Crawfish Farmer Meeting, Jennings, May 23

🕔May 18, 2017There will be a meeting at the LSU AgCenter office in Jennings on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 to discuss the impacts of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) on crawfish production. Over the […]

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Good for Crawfish Producers Amid Expanding Market

🕔Apr 26, 2017Texas crawfish producers are expected to have a good year as demand continues to increase in larger markets, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Todd Sink, AgriLife […]

Louisiana Crawfish: No Easy Answer to Effects of Aug. Flooding

🕔Oct 19, 2016There is no easy answer to how the August flooding may have affected the upcoming crawfish season, LSU AgCenter experts told crawfish farmers at an Oct. 18 meeting attended by […]

Louisiana: Crawfish Producer Meeting, Basile, Oct. 18

🕔Oct 4, 2016Aquaculture experts from the LSU AgCenter will speak at a meeting for crawfish producers on Oct. 18. The session will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Toups Crawfish, […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Researchers Must Wait to See How Flood Affects Crop

🕔Aug 24, 2016The impact of the recent widespread flooding on the upcoming season will depend on many factors according to LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant aquaculture and coastal resources specialist Mark […]

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