Auburn University associate professor Jesse Chappell feeds fish that are part of an aquaponics project, a process which takes nutrients from fish waste and uses it to grow vegetables. Auburn University
Auburn University associate professor Jesse Chappell feeds fish that are part of an aquaponics project, a process which takes nutrients from fish waste and uses it to grow vegetables.

N&H TOPLINE: Vision charted for 21st-century U.S. aquaculture

Multi-trophic aquaculture involves re-tasking production byproducts like nitrogen waste from fed aquatic species to fertilize plants or to feed aquatic plants.

Auburn University’s Aquaponics Working Group has a new vision for U.S. aquaculture, one that includes far more predictability and efficiency than today’s timeworn models of commercial fish production, the university said in a story that originally appeared in the Auburn College of Agriculture’s alumni magazine The Season.

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