Inaugural Foundational Excellence Program Educates Leaders Of Tomorrow At New York Produce Show And Conference

The session, “Future Leaders in Produce,” was designed to educate those in the industry with less than five years’ experience or executives who transferred from another industry or country.

TX Blue Crab Population Sees Growth In Healthy Bays

Coastal Fisheries Division, Science Director Mark Fisher reports, “Abundance of blue crabs has greatly increased in the Aransas Bay system—our bag seine catch rate for 2015 is 146/hectare, which is the second-highest we’ve seen since 1982!”

Unified Effort In Congress Aims To Protect Alaska's Seafood Powerhouse

Alaska is our nation’s seafood powerhouse. With nine of our country’s top 20 fishing ports by volume, we understand the vital role our seafood industry has played, how important it is now, and how central it will become. Protecting and enhancing Alaska’s fisheries is a top priority.

Stone Crab Season Successful So Far In Manatee

Stone crab season isn't disappointing crabbers and restaurateurs so far. Karen Bell, owner of Star Fish Co. Market & Restaurant, said she's had to put limits on her crabbing boats. She can't sell enough of the tender crab claws to keep up with the amount coming in.

Aberdeen, SD Mayor: Once-Shuttered Beef Plant Processing Cattle

November 25, 2015 Dirk Lammers, Associated Press

The new owners of an Aberdeen beef plant that closed in 2012 have fired up the equipment and are processing dozens of cattle a day, the city's mayor said.