Posts Tagged ‘The Catfish Institute’

Under the microscope

The latest round in the three-year heavyweight political battle that involves U.S. farm-raised catfish, food safety, government spending and international diplomacy is in the books. Who won, who lost and where the domestic catfish industry goes from here is yet to be determined. The last week of May, two public comment hearings were held — […] [...]

Fins, bolls rebound

by Wally Northway Published: December 26,2010

Tags: catfish, Catfish Farmers of America, cotton, Darrin Dobbs, Extension, Roger Barlow, The Catfish Institute

Catfish and cotton show new life While most producers enjoyed a bounce-back year in 2010, two commodities that many had given up for dead enjoyed Lazarus-like resurrections. Mississippi’s catfish industry has been on a downward spiral for years. High input costs, rising foreign competition and other factors have driven many out of aquaculture. That attrition led […] [...]

Q&A: Roger Barlow, President, The Catfish Institute, Jackson

by Nash Nunnery Published: April 25,2010

Tags: Q&A, Roger Barlow, The Catfish Institute

Feeling the squeeze Catfish farmers fighting the recession more than most Catfish farmers in Mississippi have felt the effects of the slumping economy more than most in the recent years. They have fought the economy, the circulation of the Asian basa fish and so much more. With those subjects and more in mind, Roger Barlow […] [...]

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