The Hemp Mine Blog — research
This past growing season Dr. Allison Justice noticed an interesting fungal growth in our field hemp in late October. She immediately took this to the Clemson Plant Pathology Clinic to have it identified by Dr. Xiao Yang. This was actually the first report of this disease in industrial hemp in SC. Industrial hemp is an emerging crop in SC, so the detection of this disease helps SC growers to take actions to monitor and prevent disease outbreak as well as develop an effective management practice when it occurs. This pathogen has been noted in other crops and is ubiquitous in...
Libra Design announces the formation of its Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Advisory Board & the appointment of inaugural members Dr. Allison Justice and Bob Hoffman
Published March 7, 2023 in HortiDaily https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9509310/cea-advisory-board-to-drive-alignment-between-horticulture-lighting-technology-performance-and-price/ Libra Design announced the formation of its Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Advisory Board and the appointment of inauguralmembers Bob Hoffman, Chief Science Officer Emeritus of Soli Organic, and Dr. Allison Justice, Founder and CEO of The Hemp Mine. The CEA Advisory Board will further align Libra investments in the areas with the greatest impact on indoor and greenhouse farming with specific insight from Mr. Hoffman and Dr. Justice to influence the next generation of horticulture lighting.“Indoor and greenhouse horticulture lighting requirements are nuanced, rapidly changing, and most importantly, must address the needs of...
Read an interesting three year study on industrial hemp root zones conducted at the Clemson University Edisto Research and Education Center (EREC) near the town of Blackville, SC, in 2019, 2020, and 2021. Two of The Hemp Mine's cultivars, Luck and Sunset, were used in the study.
Read a feature in the September 2022 edition of Cannabis Science and Technology by Allison Justice and Jason Hupp. My name is Allison Justice, PhD, and I am the founder and CEO of The Hemp Mine, a vertical cannabidiol (CBD) company in South Carolina. I am a plant scientist by trade, and no plant has ever amazed me as does the cannabis plant. Years of suppression due to federal illegality has kept the discovery of this plant in all realms (chemistry, horticulture, and medicine) almost in its infancy. Theindustry needs research to grow in legitimacy and efficiency. Due to hemp now...