S&P membership provides necessary funds for free festival

“Many festivals in the state charge a ‘gate’ or entrance fee and keep profits from food and drink sales for festival operation,” said Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Executive Director Lee

Blue crab bait could help crab, shrimp industries

Julie Anderson, a researcher with the LSU AgCenter, is developing an alternative bait for blue crabs that will be cheaper than the current bait, menhaden. The bait, made with shrimp waste and gelatin, will benefit Louisiana’s crab and shrimp industries.
(Submitted Photo)

A new gelatin-like bait using shrimp waste could improve the way blue crabs are caught along the coast of Louisiana and add value to the state’s shrimp processing industry.

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