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Surveys help establish wage rates for foreign guest workers

Seafood processing is a major economic activity in the states of Mississippi and Alabama. Seafood processing created total economic impacts amounting to $228 million in sales and provided 3,300 jobs to workers in the two states in 2012. The...

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By: Benedict C. Posadas, Ph.D. / Published: May 12, 2016

What’s happening in MASGC research?

With annual reports coming in and our selected biennial research projects starting this year, I thought it would be appropriate to highlight our recently closed and new research projects and examine where we’ve been and where we are...

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By: Loretta Leist / Published: May 05, 2016

Management plans underway for Alabama watersheds

In an effort to guide restoration efforts, partners in coastal Alabama have undertaken a process of watershed management planning based on a framework developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The purpose of the plans are to guide...

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By: Christian Miller / Published: Apr 14, 2016

Oyster gardening is coming to Mississippi

Oyster gardening in Alabama has been around since 2000. Each year, volunteers with waterfront access provide a nursery environment for juvenile oysters suspended from their wharves. The oysters quickly grow, and by November

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By: P.J. Waters / Published: Apr 07, 2016