Monthly Archives: November 2015

Instructor of the Month: Natalie Darves-Bornoz

Congratulations to Natalie Darves-Bornoz, OU’s December 2015 Instructor of the Month!

What do you teach at Oaksterdam University?
I teach Outdoor Horticulture at Oaksterdam.  My classes include, Sustainability, Land Preparation, Site Selection, Strain Selection, Soil Science and Organics, Compost Tea Systems, Irrigation Systems and Economics.

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Alumni Success Story: Anthony Bey

Anthony Wade Nelson BeyCongratulations to Anthony Wade Nelson Bey, the featured December 2015 Alumni of the month!

Anthony is a graduate of the September 2015 Basic and Advanced Classic Seminar Continue reading

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Business is booming at the Harvard of pot in California

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Jean Kennedy has a BS in biology and a master’s in special education. Now, she’s trying to decide what to do with her third degree: a certificate of achievement from Oaksterdam University, the Harvard Business School of marijuana. Continue reading

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The Emerald Cup

Emerald CupDecember 12 & 13
The Emerald Cup is Northern California’s premier destination for medicinal marijuana, while advancing the concept of sustainable, outdoor farming. Its reputation is firmly solidified as the largest, most respected, organic, outdoor, medicinal cannabis competition in the world. It is a community celebration that has grown to become a global movement honoring the year’s finest, organic, sun-grown, medicinal cannabis harvest. Continue reading

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Chancellor’s Chat: November 2015

dale squareOn Tuesday, Ohio’s legalization initiative went down in flames. Despite collecting over 320,000 signatures and spending $25 million, more than 65 percent voted “NO”.  The reason? The Ohio investor-funded and investor-controlled campaign was viewed as a stalking horse for business monopolies instead of reasonable cannabis reform to help Ohioans.
We cannot make the same mistake in California.

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Instructor of the Month: Big Mike

big mike squareCongratulations to Big Mike, OU’s November 2015 Instructor of the Month!

What do you teach at Oaksterdam University?
I teach Basic & Advanced Horticulture and I run the Alumni Student Pass (ASP), which helps OU Alumni with grow related questions and problems. I also teach large grow operation concepts, design, and construction. Continue reading

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Alumni Success Story: Denise Martellacci

deniseCongratulations to Denise Martellacci, the featured November 2015 Alumni of the month!

Denise is a graduate of the Sept. 20, 2008 Classic Seminar! Continue reading

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November 2015 Tip of the Month

tip of the month ladybug transparentChoosing a Growing Medium
Deciding which growing media to use in an indoor garden can be a difficult decision for beginners. There are several options available which each have their own advantages and disadvantages. The benefits of each medium may differ greatly depending on your individual situation.

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