With all the imports coming into the US, more and more farmers are turning to algae farming as a feed stock for fuel, feed, food, nutraceuticals, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and organic fetilizer. Algae is renewable, has no affect on the food channel and consumes CO2. Algae can be grown on non-arable land or rotational crop.
The National Algae Association a non-profit algae trade association has an algae production incubator program for farmers interested learning about algae farming industry. You may want to check out: www.nationalalgaeassociation.com