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Impacts of COVID-19 on U.S. catfish businesses: Quarter 1 Results March 23, 2020 to April 10, 2020



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Authored by Carole R. Engle, Engle-Stone Aquatic$ LLC, Adjunct Faculty, Virginia Seafood AREC, Virginia Tech; Jonathan van Senten, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Center for Coastal Studies Affiliate Faculty, Virginia Seafood AREC, Virginia Tech; and Matthew A. Smith, Extension Specialist, The Ohio State University; Charles T. Clark, Laboratory and Research Specialist, Virginia Tech; Shannon Fluharty, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech; Michael H. Schwarz, Virginia Seafood AREC .

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In response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Virginia Tech and the Ohio State University collected information about how catfish farms have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A survey was conducted at the conclusion of the first quarter of 2020 to capture and quantify these impacts and effects. This publication summarizes the first set of results for the 1st quarter of 2020.

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Publication Date

January 4, 2021