How nutrient deficiency affects the growth of cannabis plants

How nutrient deficiency affects the growth of cannabis plants

Plants are a very special type of organism called an autotroph. This means that they are able to fix their own carbon from the air using only water and energy from the sun through a process called photosynthesis. Relative to animals, plants need very little to...
Pandemic preparedness

Pandemic preparedness

While the world at large has been shaken up and turned upside down in recent months due to the global pandemic, the cannabis industry has experienced little change and has continued to conduct its business. Jeff Hannah, founder and principal consultant of JH &...
Perfect storm

Perfect storm

Charles Vennat looks back over the first few months of 2020 and marvels at what has transpired in the Canadian cannabis sector. He officially took over as chief executive officer of 48North just days before most of the country went into lockdown after the World Health...
Designing a fertilizer program for cannabis

Designing a fertilizer program for cannabis

The cannabis plants’ needs are pretty basic, compared to other crops — like poinsettia, for example, which needs higher levels of molybdenum, or peppers with their higher boron requirement. In my research with cannabis and hemp, I have not found any special...
The buzz about craft growing

The buzz about craft growing

Gerard Smith is no stranger to growth, in more ways than one. He comes from a family of Newfoundland farmers who understand that the best crops are cultivated with great passion and care. For decades, his family farm in Freshwater Placentia Bay thrived under his...
Unhampered hemp

Unhampered hemp

Jan Slaski remembers the day he was invited by a local news outlet in Edmonton to do an interview on the eve of cannabis legalization in October 2018. The reporter asked if Slaski was excited about the historical moment. He said yes, but not because recreational...