Growing

Closeup of three ladybugs and loads of little black aphids on a thistle plant

What the $#!% is a Cannabis Pest Management Plan?

Pests and diseases are quickly becoming more common for the cannabis industry. With more states legalizing recreational and medical cannabis, the number of growers in the nation has quadrupled in the last 5 years. As more cannabis growers enter the industry for the first time, a host of pathogens and the need for sustainable and


Zoomed in shot of the trichomes on hemp bud

Navigating Through a Tricky Montana Hemp Harvest

With this season's hemp harvest wrapping up, many farmers and landowners with a hemp crop this year have been scrambling to make their deadlines and harvest before their crop turns or worse. With an anemic growing season over the summer and a rapidly cooling winter almost upon us, Montana hemp farmers have had difficulty growing


A jar dumping out a soil-less grow media made up of Coco Coir and hemp fiber

The Sustainability of Soil-less Grow Media

There is a vast range of growing techniques within the cannabis industry, and Montana is no exception. If you want to think on a grand scale of how cannabis is grown, think of a line with two diametrically opposed methods of growing on both ends. On one end is “Living Soil Growing,” and on the