News Release Distributed 02/22/12
DELCAMBRE, La. – A free workshop sponsored by the LSU AgCenter to help seafood producers get their products to market and to comply with regulations will be March 1 at the Shrimp Festival Building.
From 10 a.m. until noon, the class will be given in Vietnamese, and the English class will be held from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. A lunch will be served from noon until 1 p.m.
Topics will include labor training for commercial fishers, how to find workers, labor challenges, communication for direct marketing and quality issues for the seafood industry.
A drawing for $100 in free fuel will be held. To win, registrants must have a valid Louisiana commercial fishing license and photo identification.
For more information, contact Tom Hymel, LSU AgCenter watershed agent at (337) 276-5527. The Shrimp Festival Building is at 409 East Main St.