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Would love it if an ATOLL student gave this a shot....and WON!!
Agricultural Business Plan…Continue
Some of you may be interested in using a backyard pond for some aquaponic projects...or as an in-ground fish tank. This great video shows a small pond... you can use these same techniques for any size pond. Just remember... YOU MAY NEED…Continue
I thought this recent news article about a farmer in Maine was interesting. The bottom line of this post for ATOLL students is.. "GET PERMISSION" before you invest.
Some poor guy in Clinton, Maine decided to become a fish farmer…Continue
This nice video fully explains how solid wastes are not completely destroyed by the aquaponic growing process. Hopefully, in a future video.. he will show how to "clean" an aquaponic…Continue
This is a nice video explanation to reinforce the concepts of water chemistry and it's impact on aquaponic farming systems from Dr. Nate Storey of BrightAgrotech. Watch this and leave a comment. Video length: a…Continue
This video shows an interesting invention from a man who used his knowledge of heating/cooling equipment to conquer issues with humidity. He basically controls temperatures with his invention and then re-captures condensation which he sends to…Continue
In my floating raft beds, I drilled the wrong hole size and couldn't find large net pots to fit. Rather than drill more wood, I decided to just poke holes in the standard plastic pots that I got at the store. If I'd had a soldering gun.. like…Continue
Heads up ATOLL. Great free online webinar about "Air Lift Pumps" in Aquaponics. Put this date in your calendar:
Thursday. May 30th. 4 pm EDT
CLICK THIS LINK to go to the webinar
Great videos from the internet. Watch! (posted. May 19, 2013)
where you will be able to access our video learning library--communicate with faculty & other students--- and participate in discussions about each module in the program.
To get started MOUSE OVER THE STUDENT HOME MENU BUTTON at the top-click on MY PAGE and complete your MEMBER PROFILE information. A photograph of each student is required by the university.
Things to do right away:
1. Create a "Bookmark" or "Favorite" in your web browser for this page so that you can return to it easily.
2. Set up your PROFILE on this site. All students are required to upload a profile "head shot" photo for identification purposes.
3. Jump into the Course Discussions (tab above) A discussion area is available for each module. You'll also find a place to post "tech help & panic" questions and non-content related information. You can use the FORUM button in the top navigation bar...or click on VIEW ALL at the right side of the discussion window below.
3. Speak up--- Go to your "MY PAGE" and type something in the text box. Say hello to the rest of the students and faculty. Tell us what you are doing.
4. Look around. Check out the other students in the class (hover over the MY PAGE button to see the PHOTOS and MEMBERS menu). Say "Hello" to somebody on their page. Invite other students or faculty to become your "friends" in here.
5. Watch the training videos in the top navigation menu. These are divided into modules. Try a quiz (if available) after you watch the video. These will be helpful in preparing you for the Final Module Exams if you are pursuing a certificate.
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