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Cannabis Cultivation, cannabis production, cannabis science, insect ecology, insect frass, mealworm -

Virginia Emery is founder and CEO of Beta Hatch, a pioneering insect farming company that is industrializing insects for agriculture. Beta Hatch is fueled by a passion to see insects reach their true potential in our food systems. The company has grown to be internationally recognized for its scientific approach to scaling insect production and operates North America’s largest mealworm farm for animal feed production in Washington. Virginia is the country’s most innovative insect entrepreneur, recently recognized as a Visionary Grist 50 Fixer. Virginia has a PhD in entomology from the University of California, Berkeley, has been awarded over 20 grants and honors, and...

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blumat, blumats, cannabis, controlled environment agriculture, gold leaf gardens, LED cannabis, Podcast -

This podcast is about how a commercial cannabis facility was able to dramatically increase their yields by making some small changes in operations that allowed them to incorporate science and the scientific method which was key in making decisions that both reduced labor costs and raised yields by more than 50%.In this podcast, I talk with Dr. Ben Higgins. Ben works with both Gold Leaf Gardens and KIS Organics and is also part of our consulting group. He is the research scientist for Gold Leaf and with KIS Organics he handles the custom Blumat designs for growers as well as...

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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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