Bayer, Grad Student Featured in ‘America’s Heartland’ Episode

Bob Bayer, executive director of the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine, and Joe Galetti, a UMaine graduate student, were featured in an episode of the PBS show “America’s Heartland.” Bayer spoke about research being conducted into how lobster shells can be used in food products and Galetti spoke about his research into how to develop a food market for invasive green crabs. “America’s Heartland” was created to give consumers an inside look at the people and processes involved in bringing food, fuel and fiber to those in the United States and around the world, according to the show’s website.