The PFC Enrichment Courses program allows you to take targeted cannabis training to expand and deepen your understanding of Cannabis gardening, pest management and laboratory protocols. Offered as one (1) hour deep dives, participants can choose to participate in one (1) or all of the advance cannabis training.
Choose from the following courses:
ASA 201: Sustainable Gardening (1 hour) 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Cannabis cultivation can and should be managed utilizing environmentally friendly procedures and practices. In this course learn how to reduce your cultivation sites water use, medium waste, and nutrient use while also reducing your overall carbon footprint. Whether you are cultivating indoors, in a green house or open air this course covers the steps necessary to operating within the caring capacity of the environment you work in.
ASA 202: Pesticide Use and Integrated Pest Management (1 hour) 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Cannabis, like other agricultural crops, can become subject to pest and disease issues leading farmers to sometimes rely on the use of pesticides during the crops life cycle. This one hour course will focus on two specific areas of pesticide use. In the first portion of the course learn how to effectively read a pesticide label including understanding tolerance thresholds, toxicity categories, chemical families, and established reentry times. The second portion of the course is designed to help cannabis farmers understand the key components to developing a successful Integrated Pest Management (IPM) plan. Through the use of IPM plans farmers can vastly reduce, if not completely eliminate, their reliance on pesticide use.
ASA 203: Preparing Batches and Samples for Labs (1 hour) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
With legal medical cannabis laws dating back 18 years now, product safety standards are the latest inclusion in today’s regulated market place. This course will cover the proper protocols to setting up batch and lot number development, tracking, and sampling for laboratory screening ensuring product safety, purity, and proper identity. Reduce your companies product liability by implementing these simple practices that also allow for a successful product recall should it become necessary.