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Where Soybeans Meet the Sea: Midwest Aquaculture May Boost Demand for Local Grain

Eagle's Catch general manager Dave Block scoops tilapia out of a tank and into a sorter to separate the fish by size. (Photo by Amy Mayer / Harvest Public Media)

Large barns that dot the landscape across much of the central United States typically house hogs or chickens. And those animals eat a lot of soybeans on their way to becoming our dinner. Someday, that soy protein could be fattening up more Midwest seafood. Harvest Public Media’s Amy Mayer reports.  


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Amy Mayer is a reporter for Iowa Public Radio, based in Ames. She covers agriculture and is part of the Harvest Public Media collaboration. Follower her on Twitter.

Harvest Public Media reports on food systems, agriculture and rural issues through a collaborative network of reporters and partner stations throughout the Midwest and Great Plains.  Learn more at HarvestPublicMedia.org.

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