Resident wants to start shrimp farm in Freedom

Thirty-year Freedom resident Jeff Brown has spent most of his working-life driving big trucks. At one time, he and his wife owned four trucks and had several hired drivers.

Recently, a friend in Goltry pointed Brown to an opportunity for a unique business for Oklahoma: shrimp farming. After traveling to Purdue University in Indiana, and spending $12,000 for a consultant to study the potential in Oklahoma, Brown has decided to make a go of it. Purdue has

a strong "aquaculture" course of study and their extension agents are providing information on how to produce such ag products.

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