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YOUNG PLANT PRODUCTION
GETTING OFF TO
A GOOD START
Raker-Roberta's young plant knowledge helped
ease expansion into hemp transplants.
BY JARV IS GREEN
G
rowing a successful hemp crop is the result
of many small things done well throughout the
entire growing process. Being a new crop for
outdoor producers, farmers face both risk and reward
in producing CBD and CBG crops. Minimizing risk is
important to success.
A critical first step is beginning with a healthy clone
from a proven variety or strain. The steps to a healthy
clone begin long before the plant is planted in the field.
At Raker-Roberta's in Litchfield, Michigan, we're using our
8 | 2020 GUIDE TO HEMP PRODUCTION
decades of young plant production expertise to deliver
healthy plants ready for the field.
By partnering with reputable breeders who have
experience in cannabis production and commercial
horticulture, we take some of the risk out of field
production. Certificates of analysis are available for all
strains, as well as information outlining cannabinoid
levels throughout the maturity season and anticipated
harvest dates.
A clone originates from the mother stock. A healthy
mother plant will produce healthy clones for maximum
performance in the field. Our stock is grown and
groomed to yield vegetative cuttings. Because hemp
is not labeled for conventional pesticides, it's critical
to propagate disease-free cuttings to ensure healthy,
clean clones. As part of our integrated pest management
(IPM) program, beneficial biologicals are implemented to

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