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Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering


Biological Engineering

  1. Aquaponics project combines learning, innovation, and community service in Honduras

    Jun 24, 2013

    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.