When Bob Daniels started telling people he wanted to start a shrimp farm in Sumner County, the response was what you might expect.
"'You're going to sell bait, huh?'" he said laughing while recalling one comment. "In fact, when we started looking to grow the shrimp and look for some financing … the local banker said, 'Well, you're never going to sell this.'
"Now, it turns out, I can't grow it fast enough to sell what people were willing to buy."