Alabama's soil, water and human resources allow the state to be among the national leaders in several aquaculture enterprises both in volume and value of products sold. More...
Aquaculture & Seafood Production News
Almost from the first day he arrived in Alabama, Dr. Gary Lemme has considered it one of his top priorities... more
Agriculture and forestry contribute $70.4 billion annually to Alabama's economy and account for 22 percent of the state's workforce, according... more
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Auburn University College of Agriculture and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences are... more
Mark your calendars now for Saturday, Sept. 29, when the Auburn University College of Agriculture, the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station... more
Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES)
in conjunction with... more
The 6th Annual David Partridge Memorial Big Bass Tournament will be held Saturday, May 5 at the North Station research... more
AUBURN, Ala.—A new research and outreach institute focused on stimulating economic growth in Alabama and the Southeast by strengthening and... more
By: Nikki Buskey – Staff Writer – dailycomet.com HOUMA — Gulf of Mexico researchers hope a new oyster-farming technique will... more
By: Jeremy Alford – Capitol Correspondent – dailycomet.com BATON ROUGE — From new federal programs for aquaculture to an upstart... more
oanow.com BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU and Auburn University researchers say a new approach to growing oysters — in mesh bags strung... more
By: Natalia Real – fis.com Researchers for the Louisiana State University (LSU) cialis buy online and Auburn University are collaborating on a... more
Beyond Auburn – Fall 2009 The Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquaculture at Auburn University, the recognized world leader in... more
By: Lakes Online News Article Date: 5/21/2009 Stakeholders from throughout the Tallapoosa River Basin particated in planning for the future... more
By: Charles Martin – The Catfish Journal Auburn University fisheries professor Rex Dunham, true to his school’s land-grant mission, conducts... more
SWaMP (the Saugahatchee Watershed Management Plan) partnered with the Lee County Business Partners for Clean Water (LCBPFCW), the Alabama... more
Production of Crawfish in Alabama
Crayfish are considered a delicacy in many parts of the world. In the United States, Louisiana is famous for its Cajun cuisine of which crayfish or "crawfish" is a traditional element. Outside Louisiana and a few other southeastern states, crawfish are generally hard to find in the marketplace, and most people do not know how to cook them. However, once people have sampled these delicious crustaceans, they usually want more.
Surveys suggest that many markets exist for crawfish that are not being met by the current supply. Crawfish farming has just begun in Alabama, but markets have already been identified that cannot be satisfied at current production levels. Crawfish production may be an alternative enterprise that can increase income on some Alabama farms. more...