Cannabis Cultivation and Science Podcast

Welcome to the Cannabis Cultivation and Science podcast, I’m your host, Tad Hussey of KIS Organics. This is the podcast where we discuss the cutting edge of organic growing from a science based perspective and draw in top experts from around the industry to share their wisdom and knowledge. If you want to hear the latest in growing technology and methods, this is the place..

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h4m. Bisher sind 131 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 20 hours 47 minutes


episode 127: Episode 129: Going Vertical With Living Soils With Chris Castle

My guest this week is Chris Castle. Chris is the co-founder and CEO/COO of Flora & Flame out of California, currently the largest vertical indoor living soil cannabis farm. Chris is a bay area native who has been cultivating cannabis for 17 years, with the last 6 solely on indoor living soil.



episode 126: Episode 128: Tips and Tricks from a Commercial Facility with Matthew Butters

Matthew serves as the Director of Cultivation at Smokey Point Productions and Waypointe Ventures, a prominent i502 operation in Washington. Leveraging his expertise in cannabis cultivation, he has a rich history of successfully developing and leading cultivation teams in various settings worldwide. Matthew is driven by a commitment to achieving sustainable production of top-tier cannabis on a commercial scale, reflecting his passion for excellence in the industry. Now on to the show!


 March 5, 2024  1h1m

episode 125: Episode 127: Flushing and Photoperiod Research with Micheal Alden

My guest this week is Michael Alden. Michael is the Research Director at Stairway Holding, Inc. and explores methods to improve  efficiency and productivity in cannabis cultivation. He spent the past 5 years as a graduate research assistant with Dr. Jim Faust studying the flowering physiology of poinsettias (M.S.) and cannabis (PhD) at Clemson University. Now on to the show!


 February 20, 2024  1h28m

episode 124: Episode 125: The Latest in Biocontrols with Suzanne Wainwright Evans

In this episode I talk with longtime podcast guest, Entomologist Suzanne "The Buglady" to talk about some new products available to growers, REIs and PPE with pesticides, and how to better combat certain pests like thrips.


 February 7, 2024  1h24m

episode 123: Episode 124: Cannabis Nutrition with Bryant Mason part 2

In this episode, Bryant and I continue our discussion on various minerals and their role in crop health.


 January 24, 2024  1h5m

episode 122: Episode 123: Cannabis Nutrition with Bryant Mason part 1

My guest this week is Bryant Mason. I’ve had Bryant on the podcast a few times in the past and he’s one of my favorite guests. Bryant is a Certified Crop Advisor who specializes in organic cannabis nutrition. He has spent the last 5 years working to combine precision laboratory techniques with data science in an effort to unravel the complexities of cannabis soil and crop nutrition. Along with his work on soilless media, he also helps outdoor cultivators around the U.S...


 January 11, 2024  45m

episode 121: Episode 122: Supplementary Podcast #2 - Mycorrhizal Fungi

By now practically everyone has heard of mycorrhizal fungi, it’s a pretty incredible fungi that forms a symbiotic relationship with the roots of many plants. But I see a lot of misinformation and claims out there about it and I thought it would be a good topic to dive into.


 December 13, 2023  15m

episode 120: Episode 120: Heavy Metal Contamination in Cannabis with Robert Thomas

There are many sources of contamination in cannabis cultivation, lab testing, and processing. In this episode, we discuss some of the possible sources to watch out for as well as where regulations may be heading in regards to heavy metal testing.


 November 21, 2023  1h25m

episode 119: Episode 119: Organic Microbial Solutions to Propagation with Victoria Holden and Charles Smith

My guests this week are Victoria Holden and Charles Smith with a short appearance by Ben Higgins. Victoria and Charles are the co-founders of IMIO and in this podcast we discuss their products and research. They currently have brought two products to market, an organic microbial-based rooting powder and a microbial based solution for breaking down biomass faster, which has broad applications. This podcast is over a year in the making, as we wanted to run trials at Gold Leaf Gardens with Dr...


 September 21, 2023  1h10m

episode 118: Episode 118: Supplemental Podcast 1, The Soil Food Web

My thoughts on the Soil Food Web and its role in cultivation. You can check out the full podcast on our Patreon Channel as this is all extra content in additional to our usual interviews with industry experts.


 August 22, 2023  14m