As Price of Corn Rises, Catfish Farms Dry Up

It ain't just catfish farmers that are feeling the pinch - a fifty pound bag of chicken feed that I paid $8 for this time last year now goes for $13.29.

Unable to cope with the soaring cost of feed, catfish farmers across the South are draining their ponds and wondering what comes next.

(link) [New York Times]

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