Since legalization in 2018, the cannabis industry has experienced tremendous growth. Cannabis production is not a stand-alone industry and relies on collaboration and cooperation across many disciplines to be successful. Legalization would not have happened without extensive evidence of relief to medical and physical ailments, or without a good understanding of cannabinoid molecules and how they function.
Nova Scotia is home to a handful of licensed producers, both on the large and small scale. As with any commercially scaled production system, there are many challenges in figuring out how to cultivate as productively and efficiently as possible. While it will be many years before solid cannabis-focused production research is published, there are many aspects of traditional plant agriculture that are transferrable. Understanding your growing environment and how it impacts plant health and yield is key for any crop, and these tools can be directly transferred to cannabis production.
Perennia is doing its part in providing support to producers across the province. We offer general agricultural support, including the development of factsheets on substrate selection; webinars on general fertigation system design; monitoring, identifying and providing general advice on managing new pests or diseases; and take an active role in identifying and pushing industry needs in pest management product registrations. We also offer individual consultation, helping companies to optimize production with integrated pest management, fertigation/irrigation plans, and humidity management advice.
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