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The Hemp Mine is pleased to announce their collaboration with Clemson University to create the Cannabis Research Coalition (CRC), a not-for-profit organization that focuses on cannabis horticultural research. The Cannabis Research Coalition is a professional group dedicated to cannabis research. Dr. Allison Justice & The Hemp Mine LLC, an industry leader in cannabis genetics and production, have partnered with Dr. Jim Faust’s Flowering Physiology Laboratory at Clemson University to address the cultivation and postharvest issues that challenge today’s cannabis industry.
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...
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...