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The following article by Dr. Allison Justice appeared on MJBiz Daily August 4, 2021. Learn about supplemental lighting and its application in outdoor cannabis cultivation. Traditionally when growing cannabis, the thought is to simply apply over 18 hours of light per day to keep plants vegetative and switch to 12 hours to induce flowering. This works, so why change it? As cultivation of outdoor cannabis spreads across the US, understanding how cannabis responds to light becomes very evident. Some growers are finding out that supplemental lighting is necessary even with outdoor grows. Photoperiodism Let’s back up a minute and make...
Check out our newest article featured on HempGrower! The Hemp Mine, a hemp clone provider, and Davis Hemp Farms, a hempseed provider, have partnered to create a pheno-hunting process to help growers pick the best genetics. Farmers can see the field trial for themselves in person at The Hemp Mine's Annual Field Day Event in September.
The table below is a breakdown of data gathered from the 2019 hemp variety trial by Dr. Tim Coolong of UGA. Plants were harvested at full term and tested after drying. This is just the beginning of University data which will help guide and progress growers, breeders, farmers, and our hemp industry as a whole. Below, I will share my take-aways from these data. KEY: Red The table above is sorted from high to low THC percentages. Varieties above 0.3% total THC are in red. As you can see, most varieties grown would not qualify as hemp at full term...