Magwood’s Shrimp Featured in the Charleston City Paper

The Charleston City Paper’s Dish Dining Guide promotes local shrimp from Captain Wayne Magwood that appear on the menu of Two Boroughs Larder, a local-centric restaurant and market in downtown’s Elliotborough neighborhood. In “The Magwoods keep the heads on and the freshness intact: Wild Shrimp,” Robert Moss writes: At the peak in the 1980s, almost a hundred trawlers operated out […]

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TAA Final Deadline for FY2011 Applications is Dec 23, 2010

For shrimpers that are not participating in the FY2010 Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers (TAAF) program, the deadline for applications for the FY2011 TAAF program is tomorrow, December 23, 2010. We have been reminded that late applications will not be accepted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Applications for TAAF (Form FSA-229-1) can be downloaded from the website www.taaforfarmers.org […]

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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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Wayne Magwood Profiled in Moultrie News

Captain Wayne Magwood, a third-generation shrimper on Shem Creek who has been shrimping and selling his catch to the local market for 30 years, is profiled in the Moultrie News article, “A word from shrimp boat captain Wayne Magwood – A brief family history” by Jeremy Judd. The article includes a brief family history and recipe for shrimp stuffed bell […]

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South Carolina Wildlife Magazine Examines State’s Shrimp Industry

South Carolina Wildlife magazine’s “Living For Shrimping, Shrimping For A Living” by Ford Walpole documents the history of the South Carolina shrimp industry, starting in the 1920s, through World War II, to current issues facing the industry. The article highlights the technological and environmental advances the industry has made over time and features numerous industry leaders, such as Jim Green, […]

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