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TGOD, The Green Organic Dutchman -

GREENHOUSE TOUR: Sustainable Large-Scale Cannabis Production with The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD) & KIS Organics Get an inside look into one of Canada’s leaders in organic, sustainably grown cannabis. Tad Hussey interviewed TGOD’s VP of Growing Operations, David Bernard-Perron. Tad and David discussed the ins and outs of how to grow high-quality, organic cannabis. They talked specifically about the innovative technology and processes TGOD uses to streamline complex organic growing methods, to produce clean and pure, certified organic cannabis. Here are a few of the other topics covered in this Greenhouse Tour: The benefits of growing organically in living soil...

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buglady, buglady consulting, cannabis pest control, cannabis pests, environmental horticulture, etomologist, suzanne wainwright evans -

Suzanne Wainwright-Evans is an Ornamental Entomologist specializing in integrated pest management. Suzanne has been involved in the Green Industry for more than 25 years with a primary focus on biological control and using pesticides properly. She is a graduate of the University of Florida with degrees in both Entomology and Environmental Horticulture. She has worked throughout the United States and internationally consulting to greenhouses, nurseries, landscapers, and interiorscape companies. Additionally, Suzanne is frequently published in trade magazines, teaches workshops and lectures professionally to industry groups. Her lectures use her extensive library of insect photos and macro insect movies. She has spoken...

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agriculture, Delmon Marshall, Flint Unity Farming Project -

Delmond Marshall, inspired by his father, started the Flint Unity Farming Project to help and inspire the area youth in Flint, Michigan. In 2014, officials in Flint switched the city's water supply to the Flint River as a cost-cutting measure for the struggling city. In doing so, they unwittingly introduced lead-poisoned water into homes, in what would become a massive public-health crisis. Without access to safe drinking water, the health of the residents of Flint quickly began to decline. In 2016, Delmond Marshall started the Flint Unity Farming Project to offer hope and learning to his community by teaching and...

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biocontrols, bioworks inc, botrytis, Chris Hayes, Dr Chris Hayes, powdery mildew, sustainable cannabis, trichoderma -

Dr. Chris Hayes began his journey into biologicals while working on his PhD; then continued in the field as a scientist at Cornell University/NYSAES in Geneva, NY.  At Cornell, he worked on the strains of Trichoderma, T22 & G41, which would ultimately become the active ingredients in RootShield Plus.  He left Cornell approximately 25 years ago to help start BioWorks.  For the past quarter-century, he has worked in various areas within BioWorks with the ultimate goal of helping those interested in using biologicals to understand the do’s and don’ts to maximize the effectiveness of biologicals in programs to prevent plant sickness and loss. ...

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Anderson Porter Design, Brian Anderson, cannabis extraction, Cannabis facility design, controlled environment agriculture, controlled environments, lean cannabis -

Brian is a founding partner of Anderson Porter Design, Inc., an international practice focused on design and architecture for the cannabis industry. Anderson Porter Design provides strategy, technology, design, and thought leadership, built on 20 years as a general practice in Architecture. Since 2014 they are focused on buildings for plants: Controlled-Environmental Horticulture (CEH), Extraction / Manufacturing, and Retail Dispensaries.   Brian merges a RISD education in the craft tradition of making and designing objects with an analytic data-driven process to drive value along the cannabis supply chain. He has a Master's degree from Harvard and has been in practice...

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