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cannabis fertilization, cannabis growing media, cannabis irrigation, cannabis production, cannabis propagation, deron caplan, flowr -

My guest this week is Deron Caplan. Deron is a horticultural scientist and the Director of Plant Science at Flowr  in Kelowna, BC. He was the first person in North America to earn a Ph.D. with research focused on cannabis production. Dr. Caplan has written and published several peer-reviewed articles on cannabis production, focusing on irrigation, growing media, fertilization, and propagation. He has testified on cannabis production before the Canadian Senate’s Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry and has provided expert commentary on cannabis for a variety of media outlets, including CBC, Nature, and Rolling Stone Magazine. You can follow Deron on...

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andrew black, cannabis compliance, certified kind, organic cannabis, organic certification, sun and earth certification -

  Andrew Black is the Certified Kind Founder and Director. Andrew spent the past 11 years working for Oregon Tilth, one of the nation’s most trusted organic certification agencies. Andrew has worn many hats in organic certification, including Farm Program Manager, Inspector, Final Reviewer, Latin American Specialist, and Certification Officer. Andrew has inspected hundreds of farms and food processing facilities in the United States and Latin America and has made certification decisions for hundreds more. He is an expert compliance reviewer for products certified to the USDA National Organic program plus the organic standards of the European Union, Canada, and...

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brother davids, david bronner, dr bronner, organic cannabis, sun and earth certification -

This week’s podcast is with David Bronner, CEO aka Cosmic Engagement Officer for Dr. Bronners, the top-selling brand of natural soaps in North America. Not only do they make the best soap, but they’ve dedicated themselves to advocacy around our food supply, regenerative organic agriculture, animal welfare, fair labor practices, and responsible integration of cannabis and psychedelic medicine into American and global culture. In my opinion, this is one of the best examples of how a company can operate ethically and sustainably in today’s society and it was an honor to spend this time with David. I could spend the...

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cannabis growing, compost tea, john z, microbes, soil -

This week’s podcast is a bit different from my usual podcast. I sat down with John Z, a dedicated cannabis grower and all-around cannabis enthusiast who interviewed me on a variety of topics ranging from soil, compost tea, microbes, growing philosophy, and much more. The goal with this podcast was to answer some listener questions and just offer a different perspective on some topics we’ve already covered in past episodes. I met John through our Patreon hangouts and it’s been a lot of fun hearing about his growing experiences as well through this process.  

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colin bell, growentia, increase plant yield, Mammoth P, microbes plant growth, microbial biostimulants, microbial mediation, mircobes in soil, natural biocontrol -

Colin Bell is the Co-founder, co-inventor, and Chief Growth Officer at Growcentia, the parent company of Mammoth. Colin completed his Ph.D. in Soil Microbial Ecology in 2009. As a Research Scientist at Colorado State University, Colin published dozens of peer-reviewed publications that were focused on elucidating microbial mediated processes that enhance plant growth. Colin left his academic position at Colorado State University in March 2015 to launch Mammoth, a young company in the Ag-Tech sector that develops microbial biostimulants to sustainably increase plant yield, and all-natural biocontrol products to prevent pests. Their first product, MAMMOTH P® is a beneficial bacterial...

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