Top 5 Industries in Louisiana: Which Parts of the Economy Are Strongest?
Louisiana is strategically located, making the state a prime environment for natural resource production and agriculture. Oil, natural gas, commercial fishing, chemicals, and agriculture are five industries that are a vital part of the state.
Gulf Coast Seafood Tour - New Orleans, LA to Biloxi, MS
April 4, 2015
The Gulf Coast has some of the most impassioned and proud people that I’ve met in our travels. No matter what seems to come their way, the people of this region are strong–willed and determined to preserve their heritage, culture, and way of life, which includes one of the major industries that has supported this area for many generations, the fishing and shrimping industry that thrives from the waters off the Gulf Coast between Louisiana and Florida.
Louisiana Students Win Scholarships in Seafood Marketing Competition
March 6, 2015
A high school team from Luling that devised a plan to promote the state’s crabbing industry won $10,000 in scholarship money Friday during the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Louisiana Business Challenge.
Six teams from across the state competed in the marketing challenge sponsored by the university’s B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration, the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board and Associated Grocers Inc.