Tuesday, August 18, 2009

National Catfish Month

Pine Bluff - As the U.S. commemorates August as National Catfish Month, producers in Arkansas and across the country are grappling with high feed costs and a drop in sales, experts say.“The last two years have been especially difficult for the U.S. catfish industry, probably the most difficult years in its half a century history, and several farmers have been forced out of the business,” said Steeve Pomerleau, an Extension aquaculture specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

No comments:

Post a Comment