Research by Andy Ward and colleagues has led to the innovative "two-stage" ditch design, which benefits not just farms but water quality.
As the owner of Higher Ground Green Roofs Megan talks of her experiences in the green industry and her education at Ohio State University.
How do we provide the necessities of life, and more, for a growing population, without degrading our natural world? Agricultural and biological engineers are leading the way in innovative solutions.
Aquaponics is a technique for sustainable food production that utilizes the combination of aquaculture with hydroponics to grow fish and vegetables without soil. It offers an affordable and sustainable system that families and communities can use to supplement their diets with fresh, inexpensive fish and vegetables. Andrew Stratton, an undergraduate student in our department spent the 2012-2013 school year building a prototype aquaponics system and planning its implementation in Honduras. Click here to read more about the aquaponics project.