131 episodes

Welcome to the Cannabis Cultivation and Science podcast, I’m your host, Tad Hussey of KIS Organics. This is the podcast where we discuss the cutting edge of organic growing from a science based perspective and draw in top experts from around the industry to share their wisdom and knowledge. If you want to hear the latest in growing technology and methods, this is the place..

Cannabis Cultivation and Science Podcast Tad Hussey

    • Science
    • 4.7 • 92 Ratings

Welcome to the Cannabis Cultivation and Science podcast, I’m your host, Tad Hussey of KIS Organics. This is the podcast where we discuss the cutting edge of organic growing from a science based perspective and draw in top experts from around the industry to share their wisdom and knowledge. If you want to hear the latest in growing technology and methods, this is the place..

    Episode 133: Molds, Mildews, & Mycelium with Dr. Nicole Gauthier

    Episode 133: Molds, Mildews, & Mycelium with Dr. Nicole Gauthier

    My guest this week is a returning guest. Dr. Nicole Gauthier is a pathologist, and Professor and Extension specialist at the University of Kentucky.  Her program focuses on disease management of specialty crops, including hemp.  In her Extension role, she develops educational and outreach programs to help growers manage disease through identification, understanding of pathosystems, and integration of management strategies. Her research program focuses on a range of hemp diseases, including Fusarium head blight.  Dr. Gauthier earned her BS in Horticulture Science and her PhD in Plant Pathology from Louisiana State University.  She joined the UK College of Agriculture in 2011 and began working with industrial hemp in 2014. There will be a link on the podcast page to access her resources and research.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Episode 132: Optimal Cultural Practices and IPM Advice with George Grant

    Episode 132: Optimal Cultural Practices and IPM Advice with George Grant

    George has degrees in Horticulture from the University of Georgia and the University of Florida. He is the GGSPro Technical Services Manager with Griffin Greenhouse Supplies. GGSPro assists ornamental, edible, and hemp/cannabis growers across the country with their cultivation issues ranging from sanitation, IPM, fertility, lighting, and water quality. GGSPro fields over 17,000 grower related calls and emails annually. This amount of valuable interaction helps Griffin collaborate with chemical vendors, academic researchers, and plant producers to implement change within the green industry.

    • 57 min
    Episode 131: IPM and Beneficial Nematodes with Julie Graesch

    Episode 131: IPM and Beneficial Nematodes with Julie Graesch

    Beneficial Nematodes can be an excellent tool for growers in controlling a variety of cannabis pests. In this episode we discuss not only what nematodes are commercially available, but what target pests and life stages these nematodes are effective against and how to best utilize them in your garden.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 130: Understanding Water Quality with Les Evans

    Episode 130: Understanding Water Quality with Les Evans

    Irrigation is one of the most underrated aspects of cultivation and understanding water quality, dissolved oxygen, and best practices will make a HUGE difference in plant health. My guest this week is Les Evans from Dramm, to answer all my questions about water.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 129: Going Vertical With Living Soils With Chris Castle

    Episode 129: Going Vertical With Living Soils With Chris Castle

    My guest this week is Chris Castle. Chris is the co-founder and CEO/COO of Flora & Flame out of California, currently the largest vertical indoor living soil cannabis farm. Chris is a bay area native who has been cultivating cannabis for 17 years, with the last 6 solely on indoor living soil.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 128: Tips and Tricks from a Commercial Facility with Matthew Butters

    Episode 128: Tips and Tricks from a Commercial Facility with Matthew Butters

    Matthew serves as the Director of Cultivation at Smokey Point Productions and Waypointe Ventures, a prominent i502 operation in Washington. Leveraging his expertise in cannabis cultivation, he has a rich history of successfully developing and leading cultivation teams in various settings worldwide. Matthew is driven by a commitment to achieving sustainable production of top-tier cannabis on a commercial scale, reflecting his passion for excellence in the industry. Now on to the show!

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
92 Ratings

92 Ratings

JP From NB ,

Killing it

Tads just killing it, he is always willing to go there and challenge standard normal practices and approaches. Not afraid to ask why, not afraid to be wrong. Amazing podcast, tons of insight. If you like learning about Cannabis science your gonna be binging this

Fghuhvddhj ,

Amazing content

This show is absolutely amazing in the cannabis and soil science overall. All the guests are very well educated and/or experienced in some type of horticultural and agricultural practices. I’ve listened to almost every episode and many of them more than once.
Highly recommended for anyone who’s interested in soil science.

Pepperoni pi pi ,

Good show, gold star podcast!

Best educational repository on all things cannabis and soil

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