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Accession Number PB2012-114887
Title Catfish Feed Deliveries (Released September 20, 2012).
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 8p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during August 2012 was 73,483 tons, down 27 percent from August 2011, and down 2 percent from the previous month. Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 68,772 tons, down 25 percent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 4,711 tons, down 43 percent from the corresponding month a year ago. August feed delivered to Mississippi catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 34,001 tons, down 27 percent from last year. Mississippi accounted for 49 percent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to United States farmers. The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in August and their comparison to the previous year were Alabama with 23,695, down 26 percent; Arkansas with 4,888 tons, down 31 percent; and Louisiana with 318 tons, down 37 percent.
Keywords Agricultural economics
Alabama
Aquaculture
Arkansas
Broodfish
Catfishes
Estimates
Exports
Feed deliveries
Fingerlings
Fishes
Food processing
Foreign countries
Imports
International trade
Inventories
Louisiana
Mississippi
Prices
Sales
Statistical data
Tables(Data)
United States
Weight


 
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 1226
Contract Number N/A

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