Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit Features Best Practices For Seafood

KENNER, La. — Fishers, seafood processors and dock workers got information on the latest technology in their industry at a recent summit held at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner on March 6.

Louisiana Fisheries Forward is a biennial event that brings together those involved in the seafood industry to share ideas and receive the latest researched-based information from the LSU AgCenter, Louisiana Sea Grant and other state agencies.

“This is a summit that’s designed for fishermen,” said LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant instructor Pam Hodson. “We have everything for the industry represented here, from machinery to get their equipment tuned up and ready to go to GPS and the basics of micro-processing and packaging.”

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