Dungeness Crab http://www.kplu.org en Ore. Decides Dungeness Crab Ready for Eating http://www.kplu.org/post/ore-decides-dungeness-crab-ready-eating <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says Oregon's </span>Dungeness<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"> crabs are ready to eat in time for holiday feasting and fishing can begin Dec. 16.</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>Now it is up to the fishermen to decide if they are willing to go get them. Hugh Link of the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission says price negotiations between fishermen and processors start Monday in Newport.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 02:11:30 +0000 The Associated Press 11460 at http://www.kplu.org Ore. Decides Dungeness Crab Ready for Eating Officials Delay Oregon's Dungeness Crab Season http://www.kplu.org/post/officials-delay-oregons-dungeness-crab-season <p>Oregon's Dungeness crab season has been delayed until Dec. 16. The season normally starts around the first of the month, but the crustaceans don't have enough meat yet.</p><p>Hugh Link, executive director of the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission, says it's disappointing to crab fishermen to start the season late.</p><p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Rachael McDonald 11374 at http://www.kplu.org Officials Delay Oregon's Dungeness Crab Season Eco-label pays quick dividend for Dungeness crab fishers http://www.kplu.org/post/eco-label-pays-quick-dividend-dungeness-crab-fishers <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-959569.mp3</p><p>To consumers, the welter of eco-labels on various food products can be nebulous or confusing. But the first crab fishery on the West Coast to get a green friendly label says it is seeing a really quick payoff.</p><p> Fri, 25 Mar 2011 13:59:40 +0000 Tom Banse & KPLU News Staff 1072 at http://www.kplu.org Eco-label pays quick dividend for Dungeness crab fishers