After a challenging year, the catfish business bounces back

Apr 19, 2019
From suboptimal weather, to cooking for Congress ... a lot can impact a catfish farmer.
North Caroline catfish is shown March 14, 2002 during the 20th annual International Boston Seafood Show in Boston, MA. 
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Checking in with the catfish economy

Jun 8, 2016
Kai Ryssdal catches up with catfish farmer Townsend Kyser.
Townsend Kyser with a catfish.
Townsend Kyser

Celebrating the catfish economy

Aug 20, 2015
It's National Catfish Month, and that means a lot to fish farmers in the South.

Catfish business leveling out in rural Alabama

Oct 23, 2014
Catfish farmer Townsend Kyser on how the economy feels. Plus, a catfish recipe.

The USDA is catfishing catfishes

Feb 18, 2014
Catfish farmers hope USDA will get around to regulating them.

Revisiting the catfish economy

Dec 14, 2012
The effects of the summer's drought in the Midwest linger for catfish farmers in Alabama.

Saving the catfish economy amid U.S. drought

Aug 15, 2012
Catfish farmer Townsend Kyser discusses what the USDA's purchase of meat to help livestock producers hit by the drought will do for him and other farmers.

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