GPN will host its first Cannabis & Hemp Week, featuring three 1-hour interactive webcasts with industry experts addressing the latest issues facing growers today. The webcast series is interactive and designed to provide growers with the latest insight, production tips and guidelines to grow successfully.
Tuesday, September 22
Growing Cannabis & Hemp: Taxonomically marijuana and hemp are very similar, but production considerations can be very different for a business. In this webinar we will discuss the similarities and differences between marijuana and hemp production. A wide range of topics will be covered including genetic selection, the supply chain, cultivation methods, IPM, and post harvest handling (drying/curing).
Presented by: Dr. Allison Justice, Co-Founder of SC Botanicals and The Hemp Mine
Wednesday, September 23
The Nuts and Bolts of Plant Nutrition: Plant nutrition can be scary and there are lots of choices out there. Selecting the right fertilizer based on water type, feeding schedules for young plants, growing on (indoors and out) and stock plants is critical. This webinar will look at how to monitor nutrition and how your choices can affect overall plant health.
Presented by: Krystal Snyder, Penn State University Extension
Thursday, September 24
Tales from the Greenhouse and the Field
Join us for this panel discussion of experienced growers as they discuss the real world of growing cannabis and hemp both indoors and outside. Learn about the everyday issues that these growers face and how they deal with them to grow healthy and profitable hemp and cannabis crops.
Chad Cagle, Director of Cultivation, Cresco Labs, Carpinteria, CA
Casey Stanton, Production Manager, Raker Roberta's Young Plants, Litchfield, MI
Tucker Cole, Cultivation Consultant, WD Consulting, Boston, MA