US Freshwater Prawn and Shrimp Growers Association
662-686-2894 or 662-390-3528
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“This non-profit Mississippi corporation is formed for the purpose of assimilating and disseminating information to its members pertaining to permitting, licensing, spawning, hatching, producing, harvesting, transporting, stocking, management, and marketing of farm -raised prawn and shrimp and to assimilate and disseminate information pertaining to any thing incidental thereto; to associate its members together as a business league for the mutual exchange of ideas; to encourage and promote educational programs pertaining to farm-raised prawn and shrimp production and management; to encourage and promote the establishment of sound farm-raised prawn and shrimp production and marketing operations; to promote the development of farm-raised prawn and shrimp production as a thriving commercial development for the benefit of the individual members and for the economic benefit of the citizens and people of the U.S.; and do any and all acts and deeds necessary and/or incidental to the accomplishment of the above and foregoing purposes."
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Formation of the Association:
The U.S. Freshwater Prawn And Shrimp Association was formed on January 22, 2002. Growers from seven states were represented and personal from Kentucky State University, Mississippi State University, University of Arkansas, University of Alabama, University of Georgia and the University of Tennessee were present. The meeting began with the formation of the Association and a Grower’s Workshop was presented by Extension personnel.
Annual Meeting 2009
December 5-6, 2008
Raleigh, North Carolina
Annual Meeting 2008
The USFPSGA held its 2005 annual meeting on December 10-11, 2004 at the Grand Casino's Convention Center in Tunica, MS. The most recent developments in the freshwater prawn industry will be presented: nursery, pond preparation, stocking, harvesting, marketing, etc.
Annual Meeting 2003: