BALLARD COUNTY, KY — People from all over the world visited Ballard County for a big announcement Friday — the creation of an international industrial park of businesses making Asian carp products.

“This is my vision — for years, I know — for the future. This is our future — Asian carp future. We need a huge market. We need a value-added product,” says Two Rivers Fishery Owner Angie Yu.

Two Rivers Fishery will be joined by 12 other companies at the industrial park. The companies will produce Asian carp products such as foods and fertilizer, as well as products related to the industry such as nets to catch them. Yu says the new partnership will bring more than 100 jobs to the region right away.

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