Hemp Diseases/Root Systems

Hemp Root Diseases Last month, I wrote about common diseases that can attack the flower, stems, and leaves of hemp plants. This month, I want to dig a little deeper – literally underground – and look at some of the diseases that can go after hemp root systems. While...

Hemp Diseases: The Late Season Risks

As we enter the latter part of the field hemp growing season, it always gives me satisfaction to see the mature plants standing strong and building themselves out to support the flowering stage. It’s at this time of year that we are especially vigilant for diseases...

Water is Life … and Money

Maximizing your crop’s productivity puts more change in your pocket and proper irrigation is a critical factor in getting the best yield from your acres. Calculating water needs Irrigation is not a “set it and forget it” proposition. Your crop’s need for water is...

Taking Care of Your Cannabis Seeds

Taking Care of your Cannabis Seeds     One of the many benefits of growing your hemp from seed is that – unlike clones – seeds can be stored long term. With a bit of care and attention, hemp seeds can be successfully held over for future planting. The main threats to...

Fertile Grounds

​ Fertile Grounds There are so many options available for fertilizing your new hemp crop. Here are some thoughts that can help you make the best decisions when you choose. Introduction: What do my hemp plants need? Making sure that your hemp plants have the right...

Spring Soil Preparation

Spring is in the air, hemp growers! Even those in the northern latitudes have started seeing the seasonal transition reveal itself. Small shoots pushing up from the ground, buds appearing on trees and shrubs – all indications that the earth is waking up and preparing...

Soil Basics

Greetings, fellow growers! If you followed the advice from my January blog, Prepare Now for a Successful Planting Season you’ve spent a little time these past few weeks getting your operational house in order: equipment maintenance up to date, tools sharpened, storage...

CBG and the Growth of Hemp Agriculture

The Hemp Evolution Continues The hemp industry is still young and evolving! Naturally, there are still challenges with issues such as theunsteady supply chain and the immaturity of after-market processing. But there’s so much morebalancing out the positive side of the...