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GrowCast is one of the world's largest cannabis growing podcasts, where you can hear host Jordan River sit down with some of the most educated and talented people in the cannabis cultivation industry. Tune in to hear world class expert guests take deep dives on niche growing subjects like lighting, nutrients, plant training, organic growing, living soil, grow room automation, and much, much more. So pop on GrowCast to learn while you work in your garden- you've just discovered your number one resource for cannabis cultivation advice! And make sure to check out the world's best cannabis membership at www.patreon.com/growcast with a weekly ad-free podcast, GrowCast TV LIVE Web Show, a Grower's Chat Community, and more!

GrowCas‪t‬ Jordan River

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    • 4.7 • 412 Ratings

GrowCast is one of the world's largest cannabis growing podcasts, where you can hear host Jordan River sit down with some of the most educated and talented people in the cannabis cultivation industry. Tune in to hear world class expert guests take deep dives on niche growing subjects like lighting, nutrients, plant training, organic growing, living soil, grow room automation, and much, much more. So pop on GrowCast to learn while you work in your garden- you've just discovered your number one resource for cannabis cultivation advice! And make sure to check out the world's best cannabis membership at www.patreon.com/growcast with a weekly ad-free podcast, GrowCast TV LIVE Web Show, a Grower's Chat Community, and more!

    Medicinal Strains, Moving Markets, Breeding Talk, and More, with Maddfarmer

    Medicinal Strains, Moving Markets, Breeding Talk, and More, with Maddfarmer

    Great friend of the show and prolific breeder the one and only Maddfarmer is back! Maddfarmer gives an update on all of his breeding work, and finally reveals the big news he's been teasing for so long- his move to Oklahoma! Madd talks about what's happening on the west coast- specifically with the cannabis industry- that drove him to decide to up and move his entire operation to Oklahoma. Maddfarmer also discusses what lines he's been working with and what he's got cooking up for the next big release. He also teases that you'll be able to find Maddfarmer genetics in Oklahoma retail shops soon enough! Madd wraps up the show by discussing medicinal strains, and why he focuses so much on buds that are not only flavorful and potent, but provide the healing relief that so many of Madd's customers- and he himself, seek.
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    • 42 min
    Strain Reviews, HID vs Supplementing Heat, Seed Co Update, and More, with Rhizo Rich

    Strain Reviews, HID vs Supplementing Heat, Seed Co Update, and More, with Rhizo Rich

    **IMPORTANT NOTE: Seed Co will be USA only for the time being, we deeply apologize to our friends across borders. Tune into the episode intro for a Seed Co Timeline**
    Friend of the show and GrowCast Seed Co breeder Rhizo Rich is back on the podcast for a classic GrowChat comprised of grow talk, strain reviews, and more. Jordan asks Rich about growing during the cold Midwestern winters, and all the heat and humidity supplementation that is required to keep the cold dry winter from harming the gardens. This leads to a conversation about HID lights heat production, and how that heat can be a beneficial asset in certain cultivation scenarios. Rich gives an update on the crosses that he's been whipping up for GrowCast Seed Co, and dives in deep to some of his favorite strains currently residing in his garden- including but not limited to cultivars like Slurricane by In House, Bloom Seed Co's Peach Pie, Grassman's Giggling Granny, Ethos' 10th Planet, the classic Ice Cream Wolfman, and more!
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    • 47 min
    Breeder Feature: Covert Genetics

    Breeder Feature: Covert Genetics

    Today we get back on the Breeder Feature train- this time Jordan is on the line with the one and only Covert Genetics! Covert talks about his journey into the breeding world, coming from a conservative Midwestern culture and eventually excelling in the Colorado cannabis scene with his emphasis on gaseous terpene profiles. Covert talks about probably the most prolific cross he's produced; the Chem Brulee. He expands upon what makes the strain one of his favorites, what growers can expect from it, and the F2 work he's currently doing with it. Covert goes on to cover a range of his offerings, and also discusses his potent and stinky #ismellgas line. Covert wraps up the show by sharing what he considers to be the most important things for a beginner breeder to focus on, and he also offers the GrowCast listeners some very generous limited time deals...

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    • 36 min
    PGRs, Outdoor Growing, Seed Starting, and More, with Queen of the Sun

    PGRs, Outdoor Growing, Seed Starting, and More, with Queen of the Sun

    Good friend of GrowCast and creator of Queen of the Sun Consulting Alexandria is back on the show for a classic growchat episode covering a range of topics! The Queen gives an update on her farm and what's been happening in the California cannabis scene, which leads to a conversation about starting seeds for full term outdoor runs. The conversation turns towards her new experiments on her farm which includes trying to grow the largest plants she's ever grown using a regenerative in ground planting method. Then Jordan and Alexandria discuss the very hot topic that is known as PGRs- plant growth regulators. Queen explains the misuse of the term, expounding upon some of the common PGRs we encounter in our gardens every day- while also emphasizing the real dangers of some of the harmful, chemical, synthetically produced PGRs found in grow products that are actually being banned more and more.
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    • 45 min
    Cannabis Gene Testing Science, With Elijah from Delta Leaf Labs

    Cannabis Gene Testing Science, With Elijah from Delta Leaf Labs

    Elijah from the Delta Leaf Labs is back on the show! This time Elijah is here to update us on all things Delta Leaf, and to take us through the ins and outs of genetic sex testing in his lab! Elijah discusses the actual process that your samples undergo once you crush up your leaf samples and mail them off to the lab. Elijah talks about the actual work that the lab technicians perform, including going into detail on the machines, chemicals and enzymes they use to make detections within the genetic sample. Elijah also discusses the future of genetic testing capabilities, and what he thinks will come of this rapidly expanding cannabis testing field. He also gives a sneak peek into his growing style, detailing a very interesting set of genetics he was lucky enough to get his hands on...
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    • 33 min
    Heart and Soil Returns to Discuss Afghan Lines, Germination, Landraces, and More

    Heart and Soil Returns to Discuss Afghan Lines, Germination, Landraces, and More

    Great friend of the show and prolific breeder Brett from Heart and Soil Project is back on the podcast! Today he's dropping by to give us a full-blown preview of his incredible Afghani line. Brett runs down the entire list of crosses he's releasing, and he also goes in-depth about the Afghani heirloom itself, what he selected for, and what traits it displayed. He goes on to share his thoughts on landrace varieties' biggest strengths, and what he looks for when on the hunt for the next landrace to cross. Brett also talks about breeding with intention, and makes an interesting point in that no matter what your values are as a breeder or grower, you are technically always judging by your own palette- your own preferences and likes. Brett wraps up the show by talking about popping seeds, and gives a very interesting overview of his views and practices on seed germination.
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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
412 Ratings

412 Ratings

oliviabaker13 ,

Informative, engaging, and educational 🙏

Whether you’re a grower, a canna-sseur, or just canna-curious - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Jordan is an excellent host and does a fantastic job leading conversations with expert growers and thought leaders in the cannabis space. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

JS20212021 ,

AMAZING PODCAST REALLY ENJOY IT

New to all this, but I REALLY enjoy this podcast. Extraordinarily informative and interesting. Also, love the positive vibes and intro music. Keep up the great work Jordan!

I LOVE DR. COCO!!!!!!!!!!

DR. COCO IS HILARIOUS. I LOVE HIS ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND JUST BEING A CHARACTER LOL. GUY IS GREAT!

DMalarcie ,

Super informative and fun

Hands down my favorite podcast. I’ve listened to about 2/3 of the total episodes so far, but have also listened to several episodes again. They’re that much fun and have so much good content.

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