Developed by industry professionals Karen Adamsbaum and Jack Palis, this course is intended for anyone planning, starting, growing, scaling, or working in a cannabis or related business. Everyone in a company has a role to play in managing the business’ risks.
Topics Covered :
Seeds and Seedlings
Clones and Cloning
Harvest and Drying
Risk Management and Insurance for Cannabis Businesses
Yes. the Cannabis Studies Certificate classes are online. They are not offered face-to-face.
The college is partnering with Vireo Health and Goodness Growth Holdings, which has a facility a couple of miles away.
The college will be offering two new individual studies certificates in the cannabis field: Cultivation Technician, for growing plants, and
SUNY Fulton-Montgomery Community College is the first in the region to offer cannabis certificates. The idea is to train students for jobs in a growing industry, after New York legalized recreational marijuana.
The expansion means a growing need for trained employees.
Cannabis Laboratory Technician, which will train students in the manufacturing side.
Vireo has plans to expand and add jobs in Johnstown as the industry around the country grows. New York allows adult use, in addition to medical marijuana.
Students will get hands-on training.
Course material will be presented at the introductory level; the class is designed for students with diverse academic backgrounds; there are no prerequisites. There is no laboratory component to the course. Cannabis plants will be grown for class demonstrations related to specific horticultural techniques.
Cannabis is one of today’s hottest and most lucrative crops. There is increasing interest in the U.S. about growing Cannabis as a recreational crop, and also medical usefulness of cannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD).
Both courses are taught by Matthew DeBacco and Gerald Berkowitz, resident experts within UConn’s College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources.
Introduction to the Horticulture of Cannabis: Seed to Harvest
SPSS 3995 Special Problems: ‘Advanced Cannabis Horticulture: Production and Industry’ – This 100% online course focuses on growing cycles of Cannabis from both macro and microscopic scales. Students will develop an understanding of some of the common challenges with Cannabis production and how to best identify and correct these issues. Lectures focus on horticultural management of a Cannabis crop grown in the field and in controlled environment.
Concerning costs for each 3-credit Cannabis Horticulture course:
Horticulture of Cannabis Summer Courses
SPSS 2130 Horticulture of Cannabis: Seed to Harvest – This 100% online course focuses on growing cycles of Cannabis from both macro and microscopic scales. Students will develop an understanding of some of the common challenges with Cannabis production and how to best identify and correct these issues. Lectures focus on horticultural management of a Cannabis crop grown in the field and in controlled environment.