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A Delicious Break for Louisiana’s Wild-Caught Catfish


A Delicious Break for Louisiana’s Wild-Caught Catfish

Some downbeat numbers add up to a delicious break for Louisiana’s wild-caught catfish. U.S. farm-raised catfish sales in 2012 were down 20 percent from 2011 . In Louisiana, sales by catfish farmers were down 56 percent in 2011

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Bringing a Taste of Louisiana to China While Stimulating Business Back Home


Bringing a Taste of Louisiana to China While Stimulating Business Back Home

A contingent from the Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority is in Weihai, China, a port city on the north coast of the Shandong Peninsula. Its mission? To explore further economic development opportunities around seafood and other industries.

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Seafood Board’s Credible Media Voice Takes New Job at Wildlife and Fisheries


Seafood Board’s Credible Media Voice Takes New Job at Wildlife and Fisheries

Given everything that’s been reported about Louisiana Seafood, what makes for good media relations? Without hesitation, for the past five years it has been the honesty and credibility of the board’s manger of communications, Ashley Roth.

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Louisiana Seafood Board Enters New Era Under Lieutenant Governor’s Office


Louisiana Seafood Board Enters New Era Under Lieutenant Governor’s Office

The 4th of July came early this year for the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board. A heated legislative session to determined the fate of the board set off fireworks throughout the state’s seafood community. As of July 1st oversight has officially transfer from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism under the office of Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne.

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An Angel on the Bayouside


An Angel on the Bayouside

It was a decade ago, when Julie and Dean Falgout were looking to sell their big shrimp boat, the Harvester, and things were looking so bad for shrimpers here and elsewhere on the Gulf Coast.

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