Sep 20, 2021
2021 Cannabis and Hemp Week Kicks Off

The 2021 Cannabis and Hemp Week starts tomorrow, Sept. 21, presented by Cannabis Product News, Hemp Production News and GPN. Three 1-hour interactive webcasts will feature industry experts addressing the latest issues facing growers. Attendees will learn the latest insights, production tips and guidelines to growing successfully.

Speaker Line-Up

Tuesday, Sept. 21
What to Know Before You Grow Cannabis & Hemp

Travis Higginbotham
If you don’t know where you are going you will go nowhere. Proper planning is crucial to success and when done correctly will ensure your production forecast is met. This presentation will discuss greenhouse square foot utilization, departmental team management vs. labor costs and overtime costs, throughput metrics per production stage, sales vs. production alignment and how all of these are interconnected.

Presented by: Travis Higginbotham, vice president of production, The Harborside Group

Wednesday, Sept. 22
Lighting Up CEA Hemp

Neil Mattson

Light quantity, quality and photoperiod demystified

Presented by: Neil Mattson, PhD, professor and greenhouse Extension specialist in the School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University

Thursday, September 23
Panel Discussion: The Tales from the Greenhouse and Field

Panelists:

Allison Justice

Allison Justice, PhD, owner of The Hemp Mine

Erica Hernandez

Erica Hernandez, technical specialist at Griffin

Maxwell Salinger, senior director of cultivation at Cresco Labs

Click here to register.

Cannabis & Hemp Week is sponsored by Arborjet, Beaver Plastics, Griffin, and Sun Gro Horticulture.




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