What is bioengineering?
There is something for everyone in ag and bio engineering

A DEGREE IN AGRICULTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING can be a fulfilling and rewarding path. Creative challenges and diverse opportunities abound. Many students delve into studies and research that lead to new solutions or the development of new products and processes. And education isn't confined to formal classrooms. "What I want to be when I grow up" is often confirmed when studying abroad or learning on-the-job through internships. Many students and career professionals across Canada have taken the ag and bio engineering path, and all affirm that it is the scenic route to an exciting profession. 

There is something for everyone in ag and bio engineering, let's discover what is amazing about this profession...

The following texts are excerpts from ASABE Resources Magazine November/December 2012 issue.

Structures and environment engineers design and build greenhouses and animal housing, storage structures for food products, and waste handling facilities.

In particular, these engineers design the systems that provide environmental control for these facilities, including ventilation systems and equipment that heats, cools, lights, reduces harmful emissions, and controls conditions in and around specialized agricultural facilities, such as plant growth chambers, bioprocessing laboratories, commercial greenhouses, animal production facilities, cotton gins, grain elevators, and food processing plants.

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