What Hempers Want Most from LinkedIn

I recently presented at the Texas Hemp Convention on the topic of LinkedIn and it was truly an eye-opening experience. I’ve been helping hemp-related firms implement LinkedIn for about 5 years now, but I wanted to know more about how hempers are making effective use out of LinkedIn. Using LinkedIn itself, I reached out to […]

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Beyond Making a Purchase, Make a Partner: How to Purchase a Distillation Machine

Training periods.  Staff turnover.  Time management.  Learning curves.  Expediting processes.  Maximizing equipment effectiveness.  These all are matters that businesses face, in general, and businesses seeking to do hemp and cannabis distillation are no different.  If anything, they’re more susceptible to these types of business issues.  It’s critical for companies seeking to perform distillation to not only seek the right equipment provider, but even […]

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Why Ethanol Works So Well for Cannabis Extraction

Cannabis comes with a lot of known health benefits to users with little to no side effects, unlike pharmaceutical drugs. Advancement in technology now allows manufacturers to extract various products infused within cannabis such as extracts, concentrates, edibles, etc. The use of ethanol in extraction is one of the most popular methods for cannabis extraction.  […]

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Harvest Tips: How to Get the Maximum Cannabis Yield

Whether you are cultivating marijuana for commercial reasons or yourself, it is the yield that matters the most. With your money and effort invested in it, you might want to maximize the return on investment. Although you can indulge in the old age hit and trial method, there are a few tips that can ensure […]

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What is the Best Climate to Grow Hemp?

From the river valleys of Virginia to the lush hills of Oregon, hemp is making an American comeback. It is a hardy, versatile, crop that can adapt to some of the harshest conditions on the planet. With more and more farmers looking to grow hemp it begs the question, where is the best place to […]

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What is Biochar?

Charcoal. The difference? The intended use. Biochar is used for soil amendments and carbon sequestration. Where as charcoal is intended to be used a fuel source for heating or cooking. How is Biochar Made? Biochar is made with controlled burns. These can be as small as a personal kiln in the back yard or as […]

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What is Scrogging?

In the search of “how to grow the best crop possible,” you’ve probably heard of Scrogging or the SCRoG technique. SCroG stands for “Screen of Green.” […]

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What are the Differences Between Male and Female Plants

Male and Female cannabis plants may look similar from afar, but there are some major differences. Both physically and physiologically. How to Spot the Difference Between Male and Female Cannabis Plants Both male and female plants look nearly identical, but there are some obvious differences. During the preflowering stage, 4-8 weeks from a seed, the […]

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How to Trim Cannabis Buds for Beautiful Nugs

You’ve worked long and hard. Now the time has come to trim your cannabis or hemp flowers into beautiful buds. Before you pick up those shears there are a few things to take into consideration. Are you going to trim by hand? Wet Trim or Dry trim? Machine trim? Hire a group of people to […]

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What are the Best Nutrients for Growing Cannabis?

Growing cannabis and hemp is like any other plant. Cannabis requires different nutrients at each stage of it’s growth cycle. What Nutrients Should I Use for Young Plants? As a young plant (vegetative stage), additional Nitrogen is consumed. Nitrogen is used to grow stalks, roots, leaves and gain height and width. Young plants benefit from […]

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