This newsletter contains information on draining ponds, pond renovation, selecting and planting forages for crawfish, liming crawfish ponds, and the potential effects of using slightly salty water on crawfish forage crops.
This newsletter provides recommendations on stocking crawfish and planting forages in preparation for the 2011-2012 crawfish farming season.
This newsletter discusses managing water for fall flood-up, the importance of BOD on water quality and oxygen management in crawfish ponds, and crawfish industry news.
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.
The May 2010 crawfish newsletter covers stocking of crawfish, controlling white river crawfish in ponds, why crawfish become "dirty" late in the production season, and recent LSU AgCenter crawfish extension publications.
This newsletter addresses nuisance wildlife control, proper handling and transport of crawfish to maximize shelf life, environmental factors that could influence the low fall-early winter catch, and the background and history on the Louisiana Crawfish Promotion and Research Board
This newsletter covers oxygen demand in crawfish ponds, dip-net sampling of crawfish populations, an introduction to crawfish population dynamics, and trap density and spacing recommendations.
September 08 Crawfish News. This newsletter addresses fall flooding considerations, storm water management, pumping efficiency and energy cost, and relationship of temperature and crawfish growth.
July 2008. This newsletter has information on late-summer planting and management of crawfish forage crops, control measures for fall army worms, a brief overview on crawfish reproduction and an annoucement for an upcoming survey on crawfish production economics.
May 2008 Crawfish News. This newsletter provides information on forage planting, liming crawfish ponds, and stocking new, existing, and recently renovated ponds.
January 2008 Crawfish News. This newsletter covers information on baits and baiting recommendations, commercial species of crawfish in Louisiana, algal scum problems in crawfish ponds and locations for February 2008 crawfish producer meetings.
This newsletter covers stocking recommendations for crawfish, controlling white river crawfish in ponds, recommendations on when to stop trapping, and the estimated 2011 farm-raised and wild crawfish harvest in Louisiana.
This newsletter discusses determining a cash land rent for farm-raised crawfish production and controlling army worms in late planted crawfish forage crops.
This newsletter discusses the management of water for fall flood-up, managing excess water from Hurricane Isaac, and understanding oxygen consumption in crawfish ponds.