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Accession Number PB2012-114748
Title Catfish Feed Deliveries (Released August 20, 2012).
Publication Date Aug 2012
Media Count 8p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during July 2012 was 74,676 tons, down 14 percent from July 2011, but up 2 percent from the previous month. Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 68,983 tons, down 15 percent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 5,693 tons, down 2 percent from the corresponding month a year ago. July feed delivered to Mississippi catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 34,891 tons, down 14 percent from last year. Mississippi accounted for 51 percent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to United States farmers. The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in July and their comparison to the previous year were Alabama with 23,155, down 16 percent; Arkansas with 4,981 tons, down 27 percent; and Louisiana with 318 tons, down 6 percent.
Keywords Agricultural economics
Feed deliveries
Food processing
Foreign countries
International trade
Statistical data
United States

Source Agency National Agricultural Statistics Service
NTIS Subject Category 98F - Fisheries & Aquaculture
98B - Agricultural Economics
96A - Domestic Commerce, Marketing, & Economics
96C - International Commerce, Marketing, & Economics
Corporate Author National Agricultural Statistics Service, Washington, DC. Agricultural Statistics Board.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Monthly statistics rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1225
Contract Number N/A

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