Sea Grant’s Important Impact on the Shrimp Industry

Sea Grant’s mission is to enhance the practical use and conservation of coastal, marine and Great Lake resources in order to create a sustainable economy and environment. Please see the links below to view the important impact Sea Great makes on the shrimp industry. http://seagrant.noaa.gov/News/Article/ArtMID/1660/ArticleID/1658/Seafood-Month-Why-Sea-Grant-Matters-to-Louisiana-Fishermen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJOFSQHWZMo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NjhyuxZNLk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkcnXrbVgfQ

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Oil Spill Science Seminar: Technology and Deepwater Horizon – August 30

Greetings,   The Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Outreach Program is excited to announce our latest seminar. Please help spread the word through your networks:   Available via ONLINE streaming & in-person!   Technology and Deepwater Horizon August 30th, 2016 In-person participants: 8:30 am – 2:00 pm (Eastern) Online participants: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm (Eastern)/8:00 am – 11:00 am […]

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Drill Conductor Training & other updates

From Lindsey Parker:  We are going to host FREE safety courses in March. AMSEA (Alaska Marine Safety Education Association) is covering the cost for commercial fishermen.          Drill Conductor Training course on Saturday, March 21, 8AM -9PM.  (This class is usually $175, but it is FREE for commercial fishermen.)          Sunday, March 22, 8AM – 3PM, a class titled “Upright […]

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Trade Adjustment Assistance

In 2010, the Southern Shrimp Alliance successfully petitioned for shrimp harvested in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas) to be considered an eligible commodity for the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers program in FY2010.  Shrimp was one of only three agricultural commodity products approved for the program in […]

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Commerce Launches Shrimp Investigations, Commission Holds Conference

Washington, DC—The Department of Commerce initiated today antidumping investigations of six countries to determine whether or not shrimp is being dumped into the U.S. market. The trade action, filed on behalf of shrimp harvesters and processors, was found by Commerce to have sufficient industry support and enough evidence of dumping to warrant a full investigation of shrimp pricing practices in […]

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