Louisiana Crawfish: Rain – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Sep 23, 2022

    🕔Sep 23, 2022
    A few showers every now and then during the summer is usually good for crawfish brood stock because it maintains moisture in their burrows and improves survival. This summer started […]

    Texas Field Reports: Crawfish Acres Expand, Weights Low Due to Cool Weather Apr 27, 2022

    🕔Apr 27, 2022
    Texas crawfish emerged from the pandemic in good condition, but cooler winter weather kept poundage yields down during this season’s peak, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Whether […]

    Louisiana Crawfish: White Spot Showing up in Ponds Apr 16, 2022

    🕔Apr 16, 2022
    This past week we have receives more calls about crawfish dying in traps and dead floating crawfish drifting in the pond.  These are the classic signs of White Spot Syndrome […]

    Louisiana Crawfish: Mild Weather Gets Season Off to Early Start Jan 20, 2022

    🕔Jan 20, 2022
    Above-average temperatures in November and December have helped Louisiana’s crawfish season get off to a fast start. Water temperatures in some ponds were as high as 75 degrees at the […]

    Louisiana: Assessing Freeze Damage to Crops, Livestock, Crawfish Mar 3, 2021

    🕔Mar 3, 2021
    The LSU AgCenter is surveying agricultural producers to estimate damage totals resulting from last month’s freezing weather. The recent freezing weather came just as farmers were getting back on their […]

    Louisiana: Virtual Rice, Soybean, Crawfish Production Meeting Now Available Jan 19, 2021

    🕔Jan 19, 2021
    The LSU AgCenter hosts rice/soybean/crawfish production meetings annually at various locations throughout the state.  As you are aware, there were many challenges recently due to COVID-19.  The decision was made […]

    Louisiana Crawfish: Oxygen Management – Flood-Up Through Dec. Oct 30, 2020

    🕔Oct 30, 2020
    BOD stands for Biochemical Oxygen Demand. Scientists use this laboratory test to measure how fast oxygen is consumed in water. High demand occurs when large amounts of rice straw or […]

    Louisiana Crawfish: Potential Impacts from Approaching Hurricanes Aug 25, 2020

    🕔Aug 25, 2020
    Widespread flooding from hurricanes Marco and Laura could impact crawfish production this coming season, but the extent of any damage will depend on whether crawfish producers are able to get […]

    Louisiana Crawfish: Coronavirus Relief Now Available Aug 18, 2020

    🕔Aug 18, 2020
    From now until Sept. 11, crawfish farmers can apply for assistance from a U.S. Department of Agriculture program to compensate them for losses related to the coronavirus pandemic. “This program […]

    Louisiana Crawfish: Planting Rice for Forage Jul 10, 2020

    🕔Jul 10, 2020
    If you are planning on planting rice for crawfish forage, the best time to plant is in late July or the first week of August. Last summer we did a […]


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