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 127: Flushing and Photoperiod Research with Micheal Alden
My guest this week is Michael Alden. Michael is the Research Director at Stairway Holding, Inc. and explores methods to improve efficiency and productivity in cannabis cultivation. He spent the past 5 years as a graduate research assistant with Dr. Jim Faust studying the flowering physiology of poinsettias (M.S.) and cannabis (PhD) at Clemson University. Now on to the show!
Episode 125: The Latest in Biocontrols with Suzanne Wainwright Evans
In this episode I talk with longtime podcast guest, Entomologist Suzanne "The Buglady" to talk about some new products available to growers, REIs and PPE with pesticides, and how to better combat certain pests like thrips.
Episode 124: Cannabis Nutrition with Bryant Mason part 2
In this episode, Bryant and I continue our discussion on various minerals and their role in crop health.
Episode 123: Cannabis Nutrition with Bryant Mason part 1
My guest this week is Bryant Mason. I’ve had Bryant on the podcast a few times in the past and he’s one of my favorite guests. Bryant is a Certified Crop Advisor who specializes in organic cannabis nutrition. He has spent the last 5 years working to combine precision laboratory techniques with data science in an effort to unravel the complexities of cannabis soil and crop nutrition. Along with his work on soilless media, he also helps outdoor cultivators around the U.S. with nutrient management and cover cropping.
In this episode we discuss Calcium and its role in plant health as well as what one should consider when formulating a soil mix or using an online recipe.
Episode 122: Supplementary Podcast #2 - Mycorrhizal Fungi
By now practically everyone has heard of mycorrhizal fungi, it’s a pretty incredible fungi that forms a symbiotic relationship with the roots of many plants. But I see a lot of misinformation and claims out there about it and I thought it would be a good topic to dive into.
Episode 120: Heavy Metal Contamination in Cannabis with Robert Thomas
There are many sources of contamination in cannabis cultivation, lab testing, and processing. In this episode, we discuss some of the possible sources to watch out for as well as where regulations may be heading in regards to heavy metal testing.
He is giving away the answers for free
I appreciate science and data.
You may have to take the time to listen and do some research before you can apply everything that you hear on this show.
If you want to be a better grower; I have not found a better source of information on the topic. If nothing else, he helps me find better reliable information about _______ than I was able to find on my own. I have bought a few books based on the podcast. This is a free resource that I want more people to use and be aware of.
Tad and Suzanne are some of my favorite people in the world
Lots of great info
This show is very educating. I’ve always been into how things work. Since high school plant biology the science of plants and all the whys has intrigued me. I very much appreciate your approach and the input I receive from the show. A+