Cloning: How a Leaf Becomes a Nug

Cloning: How a Leaf Becomes a Nug

The gist of cloning What is Cloning?  According to Merriam Webster’s Dictionary, the definition of cloning is as follows: “the aggregate of genetically identical cells or organisms asexually produced by or from a single progenitor cell or organism. b : an individual...
Russet Mites and How They Bug Hemp Farmers

Russet Mites and How They Bug Hemp Farmers

When folks set out to farm hemp, they have a vision in their mind: a hard season’s work, a healthy hemp crop, and fair compensation for their efforts.  Just like many things though, hemp farming typically plays out differently than we think it will in our minds. One...
Vaping:  Hot Button Issues in a Troubled Industry

Vaping: Hot Button Issues in a Troubled Industry

Vaping has been around for quite some time.  Its proponents often tout it as a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes.  Its adversaries deem it far worse than cigarettes ever have been or will be.  While vaping probably lands somewhere between the two camps, it’s been...
CHAMP: Championing the Hemp Farmer’s Cause

CHAMP: Championing the Hemp Farmer’s Cause

As stated in the past, “If you don’t have a seat at the table, you’re probably on the menu.”  Well, the federal government plans to pass an IFR (Interim Final Rule) for federal regulations pertaining to hemp.  The rules are quite rigid and more...
Cannabinoids and Workout Recovery

Cannabinoids and Workout Recovery

A lot of us love exercise… and some of us are less than fond of it.  No matter your stance, though, effective workout recovery maximizes the benefits that exercise offers.  Now we’re finding that cannabis compounds may help to further improve our recovery. What are...
Pot and Honey: The Buds and the Bees

Pot and Honey: The Buds and the Bees

The many bees of the world aren’t as many anymore, and their population continues to decline rapidly. It’s a tough pill to swallow, but scientists refer to this phenomenon as “Colony Collapse Disorder”.  According to an article by GreenPeace,  “Scientists know that...