Guest article by Eric Rosen, Dark Heart Nursery
Follow these 10 best practices for strong, healthy cannabis plants.
1. Maximize your resources
As the cannabis industry continues to mature, many indoor, greenhouse and outdoor cultivators are all re-examining their business practices to identify areas of inefficiency. Cultivators that outsource clones in their supply chain yield 2-3x the ROI of their limited canopy/real estate. Like every other business, this includes asking the question ‘Should we be doing this ourselves in-house, or would it make more sense to outsource?” As a cannabis farmer, taking clones yourself used to be a necessary evil because you simply couldn’t afford not to or didn’t have an alternative. Now, with legalization and the proliferation of clones, seedlings and teens available at scale via commercial cannabis nurseries, every cultivator should be objective from a business perspective about why they continue to clone in-house and not maximize profitability from a real estate perspective. Simply put, every square foot dedicated to flowering cannabis plants yields more dollars annually than the same square foot that is being squandered on a cannabis plant in a vegetative state. Read More »10 Best Practices for Commercial Cannabis Cultivators in 2020