The American Prawn Project

Organization:
County of Greene
Amount:
$50,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Greene
Description:

This Golden LEAF grant will facilitate the expansion of prawn farming in North Carolina. Already, North Carolina farmers produce more than 25,000 pounds of prawn annually. It is estimated that in the next three years, prawn production will more than double, creating hundreds of thousands of dollars of additional income for farmers. Golden LEAF funds will support examination of issues related to increasing prawn production such as how to reach additional markets using live haul techniques and development of a prawn nursery.

Contact:
Mr. Chris Roberson 229 Kingold Boulevard, Suite D Snow Hill, North Carolina 28580 (252) 747-5801
Areas Served:
Statewide

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