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Accession Number PB2013-104796
Title Catfish Production. (Released January 28, 2013).
Publication Date Jan 2013
Media Count 10p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Catfish growers in the United States had sales of 341 million dollars during 2012, down 20 percent from 423 million dollars the previous year. The top four States (Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, and Texas) accounted for 95 percent of the United States total sales. The United States total foodsize sales of 319 million dollars decreased by 18 percent from the previous year. Sales of stockers totaled 10.8 million dollars in 2012, compared to 17.1 million dollars in 2011. Fingerling and fry sales totaled 10.9 million dollars, down 25 percent from 2011. By point of first sale, direct sales to processors accounted for 96 percent of total foodsize fish sales, up 1 percent from the previous year. Direct sales to other producers accounted for 93 percent of stocker sales compared with 73 percent in 2011.
Keywords Agricultural economics
Food processing
Statistical data
United States

Source Agency National Agricultural Statistics Service
NTIS Subject Category 98B - Agricultural Economics
98F - Fisheries & Aquaculture
96A - Domestic Commerce, Marketing, & Economics
96C - International Commerce, Marketing, & Economics
Corporate Author National Agricultural Statistics Service, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1310
Contract Number N/A

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