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Mon May 23, 2011
Trying to turn indoor shrimp farming into a large-scale industry in Michigan
You know about agriculture, of course. But what about aqua-culture, or seafood farming? Russ Allen worked in shrimp farming for twenty years in Latin America. When he returned to his home-state of Michigan, he decided he wanted to create a method of aqua-culture that could be used anywhere in the world. He’s working on his dream in Okemos, just outside of Lansing. He’s been farming shrimp there for several years using a special, environmentally friendly method.
Michigan Radio's Morning Edition host Christina Shockley spoke with Allen for Michigan Radio's What's Working series.