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beneficial insect, beneficial insectary, biological control, greenhouse pest control, ipm, ipm strategies, kelly vance, pest management -

Kelly Vance came to Beneficial Insectary in 2016 after a 17-year career in greenhouse ornamental and landscape pest management with a strong focus on biological controls and soft chemistry. Since joining the team in Redding, he’s worked in a wide variety of ornamental, food and hemp/cannabis crops developing bio control programs for a myriad of crop pests. He has written company literature and is developing a series of release videos for the Beneficial website as well. Kelly moved to Redding from Salem, OR in November 2018 and covered the western United States for Beneficial Insectary before moving into the IPM Technical Lead...

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beneficial insectary, biological controls, crop pests, greenhouse cannabis, hemp, ipm, kelly vance -

Kelly Vance came to Beneficial Insectary in 2016 after a 17-year career in greenhouse ornamental and landscape pest management with a strong focus on biological controls and soft chemistry. Since joining the team in Redding, he’s worked in a wide variety of ornamental, food and hemp/cannabis crops developing bio control programs for a myriad of crop pests. He has written company literature and is developing a series of release videos for the Beneficial website as well. Kelly moved to Redding from Salem, OR in November 2018 and covered the western United States for Beneficial Insectary before moving into the IPM Technical Lead...

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cannabis pest management, cannabis pests, container cannabis, ipm, justin magill, legit cannabis north, living soil, reamendment -

In this podcast, I interview my good friend Justin Magill. Justin is the head grower for Legit Cannabis North, a legal indoor cannabis facility here in Washington State. Justin has been growing using living soils in beds longer than anyone else I know and he has been instrumental in developing the KIS Soil and working out methodology around re-amendment.  This podcast was an opportunity to share some of what he's learned over the past decade through experience, and Justin shares both his successes and failures, which I think is really helpful to growers. My hope is that some of what...

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botrytis, Fluence, fluence lighting, ipm, LED lighting cannabis, powdery mildew, travis higginbotham, VPD -

Travis Higginbotham is the new Director of Cultivation Support for Fluence. Prior to working at Fluence, he worked at a state of the art environmentally controlled greenhouse covering 50 acres where he was the head of research and development. They grew annual and perennial crops for big-box retailers supplying the NE united states. His focus was on rearing beneficial insects, IPM protocols, disease testing, and trialing new genetics from around the world. He recently received his Master's in Horticulture from Virginia Tech. This resulted in equipping irrigation booms with lights for photoperiodic flowering applications to a controlled environment which propagated...

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biocontrols, bug lady, consulting, dripping rates, ipm, sprayer, suzanne wainwright evans -

Entomologist Suzanne Wainwright Evans is back to discuss dipping rates, sprayer recommendations, consulting advice, and much more in this week's podcast.      Dramm Aeration/Agitation Bucket for applying nematodes

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