Crimson clover is an excellent source of natural plant available nitrogen. Here is a basic video about using crimson clover to get more nitrogen and organic matter into your soils. This is an excellent way to cut costs on fertility materials while providing habitat for soil microorganisms and creating the conditions for a high-quality living soil.Read More
In an effort to help the cannabis homestead farms that grow under the sun using the most sustainable, organic, regenerative farming practices possible, Certified Kind and The Cannabis Conservancy have worked together to create the Sun+Earth Certified program. This is a non-profit project designed to promote sungrown, ultra-sustainable cannabis production. Sun+Earth Certified is for outdoor farms that make almost all their own fertility inputs with on-farm resources. You can read these standards here, and make public comments until Oct. 1, 2018.Read More
If the words, Farm to Jar mean something to you, then you'll know that corporate weed is far from your go/to for pleasure, medication and relaxation. And, if the quality statement, Certified Kind and the term Farm to Jar are unknown to you, then perhaps a short coast-to-coast flight from here to Oregon will enlighten your mind and your sensibilities.
Kimball Farms is leading the charge in eastern Oregon high elevation industrial hemp production using Certified Kind sustainable farming methods.Read More
The predominant diseases in medical and/or adult use cannabis crops are powdery mildew and grey mold (botrytis). These diseases are also easy to identify. There are other diseases to be aware of...Read More
Have you purchased predator mite sachets but are wondering how well they're working?
This video from Greenhouse Canada shows you how to do a quality assurance test.Read More
Do you know how to control hemp russet mite?Read More
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is proposing a drastic change to its pesticide residue testing requirements of cannabis concentrates and extracts. The proposed changes may not be so good for consumer health.Read More
Sometimes it can be tricky determining the optimal application rates for organic fertilizers. This is especially true for a crop like cannabis since there is not much concrete data about what the true nutrient requirements are for the plant. For example...Read More
Don't let hemp russet mite reduce your yields. Learn how to identify symptoms of leaf and flower damage without using a microscope.Read More
Did you know that in 2014 the USDA data on pesticide residue on food revealed 73% of fruit and veggies tested positive for one or more pesticide that wouldn't be allowed on Certified Kind products? Just a heads up, non-organic peaches, nectarines, and strawberries are often contaminated with pesticides that you can't easily wash off. Certified Kind growers control pests using natural methods...Read More