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US (AR): University students dive into aquaponics

A group of students enrolled in the environmental health problems course at the University of Central Arkansas took their final semester projects out of the classroom and into the campus greenhouse.

For their semester topic, the group chose to work with Emily Harris — currently working on her doctorate in interdisciplinary leadership — in the greenhouse on her aquaponic systems.

“We helped maintain the systems on a weekly basis which included feeding the fish [and] crayfish and planting various vegetables,” UCA student Mitchell Shipp said. “This project was really to help provide a cheap and easy option to grow any vegetables and plants that are needed.”

Read more at the Log Cabin Democrat (Hilary Andrews)

Publication date: 1/3/2018

 


 

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