Nearly $7,000 was raised for Foodways Texas, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, preserving and celebrating the diverse food cultures of Texas.
The price of oysters, crabs and crawfish has risen by 25 percent this year, according to Harlon Pearce, a council member of the Gulf Seafood Institute.
Rouses Supermarkets invasion into Alabama has began with the opening of stores in both Mobile and Gulf Shores.
The Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council has scheduled a series of public hearings in all five Gulf States on the contenuous topic of Gulf Red Snapper Allocation. Amendment 28 examines allocating red snapper resources for the recreational fishing sector.
It is a twenty-year tradition at Washington’s Bistro Bis, the restaurant for Capitol Hill’s Hotel George; oystermen from Florida to Texas commandeering the center booth as their local headquarters for their annual meeting with D.C. legislators.
A project demonstrating an alternative way to grow oysters, using off-bottom systems, has launched in the waters off of Grand Isle.
At the age of 65, you would expect to find Jim Gossen sharing an early-morning coffee on the docks with local fishermen near his Grand Isle camp. More often than not you will find him traveling the Gulf coast in his GMC Yukon, working to ensure fishermen and consumers around the country continue to enjoy sustainable Gulf seafood.
Six new phone apps are now available for aquaculture producers. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has six new iPhone apps available for pond aficionados.