In the News: Oaksterdam University horticulture instructor Jeff Jones is featured prominently in the Leafly article “Searching for the fountain of Blue Dream in Santa Cruz, CA” by Ellen Holland. Read an excerpt here.
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If you’ve dreamed of jump-starting your career in cannabis at Oaksterdam University, now is the time. We’ve got new payment plans that make tuition easy and affordable.
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Calling all digital artists who want to inspire the end of marijuana prohibition! Oaksterdam University is hosting a cutting edge non-fungible token (NFT) art contest to commemorate the 50th anniversary of cannabis prohibition.
Finding money for a cannabis venture can be difficult if you don’t know how. Learn how to access the funds you need to start your cannabis business.
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Listen to OU Chancellor Dale Sky Jones recount the raid in her own words, describing the day as a perfect juxtaposition of federal prohibition’s failure to meet the needs of communities.
Oaksterdam University’s Vice-Chair of Horticulture, Mike Jenkins Ph.D., was just published in the Journal of Agricultural Sciences.
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In this op-ed published in the San Francisco Chronicle, Oaksterdam University Executive Chancellor Dale Sky Jones discusses her confidence that President Biden and his team can come to the right decision on cannabis.
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Well, now that we’ve got all that behind us, (and thank you for voting), we can finish this blog properly. The final harvest tally was 13.27 pounds, which is our second largest yield. We averaged slightly over one pound a plant. The last three plants we harvested, the...
Did You Know, if the USA descheduled marijuana, we would legalize research in America, for Americans?
This has been a challenging summer for me physically. I had hernia surgery just before the pandemic hit, and about six weeks prior to cracking open seeds, so my recovery from that coincided with the grow. Physical rehabilitation is usually better when it’s not butting...
There ought to be a single guitar playing behind this with lots of reverb, plucking dreamy notes that hang in the air like memories.
Our final plants are still drying. We trimmed Bubba God and RK 16 over the weekend. I’ll detail the end of harvest in the next two blogs. We’re taking a timeout today for Jack-O-Lanterns. Yes, we carved these pumpkins. To be fair, I cleaned many of them, and then...
October 21 HARVEST ALERT Been waiting all summer to bring down the big plants, and that began yesterday, with RK 18, Rainbow Kush in bed 18.I am particularly fond of the way Bee arranges the flowers, and how they come down off the tomato cage rack. What you don’t see...
Seven plants are now drying in our cottage. On Karen’s birthday, we took down White Widow and Bubba God.
October 13 Bee’s Covid test was negative, and they will arrive today, ready to work sans mask. I’m bringing in ACDC 22 for trimming, while waiting to see which plant might need taking down today. My guess is RG 5, but we have to wait until sunlight hits the beds to be...
October 9 HARVEST ALERT ACDC 17 is coming down. This is the third plant to be brought down with no mold found upon the initial inspection. She appears to be another very clean plant. October 10 This morning was possibly the final Regalia spray of the season. Humidity...
October 6 This is the week I study weather forecasts multiple times a day. Weather changes fast. That’s why long range predictions are often inaccurate. Anything predicted beyond about twelve hours is guesswork. For example, when I first read of long range rain, it...
October 3 This older four point buck watched me go from the house to the beds, inspect every plant, followed my every step, all the way back into the house to grab Karen to come take the photograph. He stared at us the entire time. We got the shots and got outta...
A couple of these bottlebrush flowers were cut into the last compost tea of the grow. October 1 So we begin the climactic month of October. In terms of cannabis harvest, October is the peak month. A sustained period of work is looming. The way things are tentatively...