Recreational Fishing Season for Red Grouper to Close July 1

Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced that the recreational fishing season for Red Grouper (Epinephelus morio) will close in Mississippi territorial waters on Monday, July 1, 2024, at 12:01 a.m. local time.

Pilot Development Fund Launched to Support Sustainability in Peruvian Artisanal Fisheries

June 27, 2024 Future of Fish

Future of Fish (FoF) and its partners are excited to announce the creation of the Artisanal Fisher Development Fund (the Fund), a pilot loan guarantee fund to facilitate access to credit to support formalization and sustainable practices amongst the artisanal fishing community in Peru. Future of Fish has partnered with Caja Sullana, one of Peru’s main savings and lending financial institutions, to launch the Fund in June 2024.

Proposed Changes to Packers & Stockyards Act Rules Will Hurt Meat and Poultry Producers

June 27, 2024 Meat Institute

The latest proposed rule change to the Packers and Stockyards Act by the Biden Administration is attempting to set meat production back decades by encouraging litigation and limiting how livestock producers can market their animals to packers.

The Abatti Companies Introduce New American Wagyu Beef Line

June 27, 2024 Abatti Companies

Over the past 30 years, Alex Abatti Jr., the founder of the Abatti Companies and a third-generation farmer, has been researching the Japanese Wagyu feeding style to meet the feedstock export requirements of his Japanese Wagyu-producing customers. In 2018, the Abatti Companies started feeding American Wagyu cattle and applied the same renowned Japanese feed style principles. In 2022, the Abatti Companies established LVS Cattle Feeders with a one-time feeding capacity of 13,000 head, focusing exclusively on finishing the finest American Wagyu cattle.

Nursery Supplies Inc. Launches New Parent Company CREO Group to Create a Platform for Future Growth

June 27, 2024 Mill Point Capital LLC

Nursery Supplies Inc. (“NSI”), a portfolio company of Mill Point Capital LLC (“Mill Point”) and a leader in sustainable horticulture packaging solutions, proudly announces the formation of CREO Group (“CREO”). This new parent company integrates the rich history and innovative strengths of Nursery Supplies Inc. and Summit Plastic Company, which merged in 2013 after a multi-year partnership. This strategic move positions CREO for future growth in the packaging and container solutions market.