Insurance for oysters is Louisiana first

12/2/2008 | Daily Comet (Thibodaux, La.)

The Agriculture Department's Federal Crop Insurance Corp.' pilot program offers group insurance coverage to Louisiana oyster growers. The agency will offer the insurance to farmers at a reduced premium in the hope of eliminating the need for federal aid when crops are wiped out by catastrophes like hurricanes, said Mike Voisin, vice president of Motivatit Seafood in Houma, a member of the state's Oyster Task Force.

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Daily Comet (Thibodaux, La.)

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