Achieving Genetic Potential with Nutrition and Stress Mitigation

August 7, 2021 | 11:30 am | 32 | Cultivation, Science / Genetics

This presentation will take a look at how plants function in their environment and how we as growers, can optimizer their performance by our nutritional strategy and biostimulant inputs. We will discuss university findings on stress mitigation and better plant production while defining commonly used inputs such as humic acid, fulvic acid, sea kelp, silica, plant extracts and more.

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Steve Loveday, VP of Technology, iBEX Nutrition

Steve Loveday, the VP of Technology for iBEX Nutrition and Product Development Manager for Target Specialty Products, earned his B.S. in Crop and Soil Science from Michigan State University and has worked in the cannabis industry for the past four years and the golf industry for the past 26 years. Steve began his career working in golf course management and maintenance prior to honing his skills in plant nutrition, biostimulation and defense activation. Steve has used his expertise and education to develop game changing nutritional and soil conditioning products over the past decade and has presented in multiple countries on topics associated with the maintenance of fine turf and cannabis cultivation. Today Steve focuses on the discovery of innovative new technologies to improve plant health and resistance towards abiotic and biotic stress.