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News Releases

Statement from Heartland Catfish Company: Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

from Danny Walker, CEO Heartland Catfish Company has confirmed that one of our employees has tested positive for COVID-19 as of Monday, April 13. This employee has not been at

Statement Regarding COVID-19

Heartland Catfish Company’s facilities are currently open and fully operational. As a U.S. food producer and processor, we feel obligated to do all we can to continue putting high-quality food

Heartland Adds Processing and Freezer Capacity to Mississippi Facility

Heartland Catfish has completed part-one of a two-part expansion that will allow for consolidation of processing operations and add processing and freezer capacity for frozen product inventory. Housing all processing

Heartland Catfish VP named Top 50 Under 40 by Mississippi Business Journal

Jonathan Mills, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Heartland Catfish Company, has been named one of the Top 50 Under 40 in Mississippi by the Mississippi Business Journal (MBJ). The MBJ

CEO Danny Walker Named A 2019 CEO of Year by Mississippi Business Journal

Danny Walker, chief executive officer of Heartland Catfish Company since its founding in 1996, was named one of the Mississippi Business Journal’s CEOs of the Year for 2019. The annual award is

CEO Danny Walker Interview with Seafood Source

 SeafoodSource recently interviewed CEO Danny Walker to talk about his work in the catfish industry. SeafoodSource is the leading international online business schools in the seafood industry. They pride themselves in providing educational

Heartland Catfish Company to Exhibit at SENA18

The Heartland Catfish Company team is heading to Boston for this year’s Seafood Expo North America from March 11-13. We’re excited to reconnect with professionals throughout the seafood industry and

Experimental Vaccine Could Prevent Costly Catfish Disease

Auburn University researchers plan to use a recent grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to field-test a new vaccine. The new vaccine aims to control columnaris disease, a

USDA Invests in Research to Improve Domestic Aquaculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently announced grants to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture in the U.S. These

USDA Catfish Regulations Raise the Bar on Consumer Safety

USDA Catfish Regulations Raise the Bar on Consumer Safety Heartland Catfish Co. Sets the Standard for Industry Processing and Inspection Program ITTA BENA, Miss. (Nov. 8) – Catfish is joining

Delta Aquaculture on the Rise

The catfish are biting. The industry that began in 1959 in Yazoo County has seen its share of peaks and valleys in its economic pond. In its heyday of the

MSU Research, Outreach Boost Catfish Industry

The Mississippi State University Extension Service has played a significant role in the state’s status as the top producer of catfish in the U.S. Most of the technological advances related

MSU store offers frozen catfish fillets to shoppers

Frozen catfish fillets have joined Edam cheese, ice cream, muscadine juice, peanuts, beef and more in the lineup of local products for sale in the Mississippi State University Cheese Store.

Catfish Continues To Swim To The Top

The Census of Agriculture is the most complete account of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Every Thursday USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will highlight new



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Heartland Catfish VP named Top 50 Under 40 by Mississippi Business Journal
Heartland Catfish expansion published in Refrigerated and Frozen Foods