This newsletter discusses control of armyworms in late planted crawfish forages, managing wild trash fish in crawfish ponds, the benefits of crawfish ponds as wetland habitat for waterbirds, managing excess water associated with tropical storms and hurricanes, and crawfish legislation passed in the 2010 legislative session.
Topics covered include when to cease harvesting and when to drain ponds, planting crawfish forages, liming of crawfish ponds, the importance of record keeping and a brief review of crawfish burrow ecology.
This newsletter discusses the potential impact of the 2009-2010 cold winter on crawfish production, general trapping and baiting recommendations, crawfish escape from traps and other species of crawfish found in crawfish ponds. It also introduces a new AgCenter crawfish blog and other recent publications of interest to the crawfish community and general public.
This newsletter addresses oxygen management in crawfish ponds, white spot syndrome virus update, recommendations on trap density and new Louisiana tax laws of importance to crawfish producers.
This newsletter reviews spring trapping and harvesting recommendations, submitting crawfish samples for identification of white spot virus syndrome, how to identify sexually mature, non-growing crawfish, availability of a free crawfish production and marketing record keeping software, and an industry update on a federal Aquaculture Block Grant to assist aquaculture producers adversely affected by high feed costs.
March 2008 Crawfish News. This newsletter covers information on springtime pond oxygen management, supplemental feeding, growth of crawfish, handling and care of crawfish, white spot syndrome virus update, and legal considerations in shipping crawfish.
Letter containing information about managing water quality and the spacing of traps in the field.
Letter containing information on the affects of Hurricane Humberto on crawfish ponds and an announcement for the Louisiana Crawfish Farmers Association annual membership meeting.