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leafly article

9 Best Marijuana Strains of the 2020 Harvest – Leafly

This year may be a dumpster fire inside a trainwreck, but at least there’s more fresh, legal, tested fuego for your bubbler than ever before. Amid a global pandemic and historic political division, legal cannabis has become a silver lining deemed essential by authorities. Weed…

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Cali High Episode 23: Nathaniel Pennington, of The Humboldt Seed Company

This week Cali High speaks with Nathaniel Pennington of The Humboldt Seed Company. We talk about his beginnings 25 years ago in Humboldt and efforts in habitat restoration for salmon, in coordination with the Yurok Tribe along the Klamath River, efforts at dam…

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leaf magazine feature

Stoner Owner – Humboldt Seed Company – Nathaniel Pennington – California Leaf Feature

 

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seedman interview

Interview With a Breeder: Humboldt Seed Company – Seedsman

Cannasseurs have long sought out and treasured cannabis genetics derived from Humboldt County – a county situated in the heart of Northern California’s legendary ‘Emerald Triangle’. For over 60 years this region has been one of the most important places in the world…

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Elation, Creativity, and Happiness Heads Lifestyle Article

Elation, Creativity & Happiness – Heads Lifestyle

Twenty years of breeding excellence with Humboldt Seed Company Imagine holding the genetic secrets to the world’s greatest cannabis strains. Heads Lifestyle caught up with Nat Pennington, Co-founder of Humboldt Seed Company, who for the last 20 years has been creating a legacy…

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Casually Baked Podcast

Cannabis Seeds and Creative Breeding – Casually Baked Podcast

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Terpenes and Testing Magazine Feature

Respecting and Protecting Terpenes From Seed to Sale – Terpenes and Testing Magazine Feature

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California leaf feature

Strain of The Month Squirt – California Leaf Feature

 

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La Weekly Article

THE BEST LEGAL CANNABIS OF SUMMER 2020 – LA WEEKLY

While there is always a “weed of the moment” in California, we think the representations we’ve found of the cultivars below are among the absolute cream of the crop when it comes to the heat of Summer 2020. Now deep into the season,…

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Forbes article

Learn How To Cultivate Your Own Cannabis With Tips From A Pro Gardener

Backyard gardening has bloomed as coronavirus has forced us to stay home since the start of growing season this year. As Charlotte Mendelson wrote in April for the New Yorker, “There is no balm to the soul greater than planting seeds.” I’ve self-soothed outside this summer tending to…

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Grow Opportunity Feature Story

Six Steps to a Successful Cannabis Breeding Program – Grow Opportunity

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GROW CAST FEATURE

Breeder Feature: Humboldt Seed Co. – Grow Cast

Check out Humboldt Seed Company’s new podcast on Grow Cast. https://growcastpodcast.libsyn.com/breeder-feature-humboldt-seed-co https://growcastpodcast.com/episodes/

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Kitchen Toke Magazine

Kitchen Toke Magazine Feature

 

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Maximum Yield Cannabis Mag

Maximum Yield Cannabis Magazine

 

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Nathaniel Pennington Cannabis Radio

Cannabis Radio – Cutting Edge of Cannabis

LISTEN TO INTERVIEW Humboldt Seed Company Humboldt Seed Company with founder and CEO, Nathaniel Pennington. Nathaniel has been breeding cannabis and working to restore rivers and salmon populations in Humboldt County, CA, for more than 20 years. His prior work in salmon genomics…

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Marijuana Venture Interview with Nathaniel Pennington

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Grow Magazine Freakshow Cover Feature

Grow Magazine Featuring Freakshow

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Cannabis Now

High Quality Strains for Hobbyist Growers

I asked some of my favorite seed breeders to suggest their best cultivar for home growers. The stipulations were that each was easy to grow, adapted easily to different environments, and most importantly, that it had a distinctive personality. The breeders responded with…

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Leafly article

Leafly’s cannabis homegrow

Welcome to Leafly’s cannabis homegrow! Watch as our writer Johanna Silver grows a set of marijuana plants from seed to harvest in her backyard in Northern California. Check back every week for a new post, and be sure to follow #Leaflyhomegrow on Instagram, Twitter, and…

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Creative Breeding Can Invigorate Craft Cannabis – MG Magazine

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SF weekly article

‘Ask Ed’ Chronicles ‘High Times’ Co-founder’s Guides to Growing – SF Weekly

The world may feel like its upside down, but as Ed Rosenthal reminds us, cannabis — when properly watered and fed — will still stretch its sticky green fingers skyward. The High Times co-founder and master cultivator is currently sheltering in place at…

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Tips to Select the Best Cannabis Genetics for Greenhouses – Greenhouse Grower

A common comparison I like to make between autoflower and photoperiod cannabis types is determinate versus indeterminate tomato types. While indeterminate tomatoes can be advantageous, the advantages of the concentrated harvest timing and vigorous growth of determinate tomatoes are enough for many growers…

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A Snapshot Of America’s Medical Marijuana Markets: California – Benzinga

California is rightfully regarded as one of the trailblazers in American cannabis legalization. Like most to forge an ambitious path, the effort often leaves examples of what to follow and what to avoid. The 90s And Cannabis Medical cannabis legalization first came to…

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The best new cannabis strains to grow in 2020 – Leafly

Legalization’s onward march into the mainstream means that more gardeners than ever can grow some cannabis. Michigan and Illinois added medical marijuana cultivation rights this year. Oklahoma is in the midst of a legal medical genetics boom. The list goes on and on.…

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Humboldt Seed Company’s Grand Design – MG Magazine

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Cannabis, A Primer: Hindsight it’s 2020! – WEED WORLD

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What’s in Your Stash? Nathaniel Pennington, Humboldt Seed Company – High Times Magazine

Nathaniel Pennington hails from Philadelphia, City of Brotherly Love. He left at 18 on a road trip with a girl, and ended up in the cannabis capital of the world: Humboldt County. Pennington first smoked weed at the age of 12, but doesn’t…

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Breeding Cannabis for Faster Flowers with guest Nat Pennington – Shaping Fire Podcast

Most cannabis growers live in parts of the country with summers too short and cool to grow common cannabis varieties to full maturity. On this episode of Shaping Fire, host Shango Los speaks with Nat Pennington of Humboldt Seed Company about breeding for…

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Maximum Yield Cover

Laying Claim to Cannabis’s First F1 Hybrid – Maximum Yield Cannabis

 

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Five Crisp Questions With Nathaniel Pennington CEO – Forbes

Warren Bobrow=WB: Where are you from originally? How did you decide on Humboldt? I grew up on a Biodynamic farm, what are your thoughts about this methodology in outdoor grown cannabis? Nathaniel Pennington=NP: I’m originally from Upstate New York and Philadelphia, but I…

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Freshwater Biologists Turned Full-Time Breeders – Dope Magazine

Humboldt Seed Company – Eureka, CA “I bred my first seeds in 1998 in Humboldt County and fell in love with the idea of being able to create and explore new kinds of cannabis that the world has never seen before,” says Nathaniel…

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Laying Claim to the Industries First True-breeding F1 Hybrid – Maximum Yield Industry News

   

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Cannabis Collaboration Can Set Us Apart – NCJ

It’s no longer a secret that Humboldt County’s economy is contracting. Countywide, sales tax receipts in the 2017-2018 fiscal year plunged 15 percent from the year before and it’s obvious, especially in Old Town Eureka, that businesses are feeling the pinch. Vacant storefronts…

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Podcast

Potcast 62: Seeds and Sisters – Casually Baked Podcast

A casually baked chat at Blessed Coast Farms in Humboldt County. Teamwork makes the dream work in the Emerald Triangle. Get inspired to connect with nature and try your hand at growing – be it cannabis or the best damn veggie garden in…

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The Mega Hunt for Phenotype

A trailer produced by Darkheart Nursery and Humboldt Seed Company!

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The Importance of Hiring Right – Cannabis Business Times

At our parent company, GIE Media, we joke about how we put prospective employees through the wringer by having them interview with up to seven or eight people. What is not a joke, however, is why we do this. Obviously, hiring the right person has…

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Earthy Packaging For Hum Seed Co. – Dieline Magazine

Purple Line Media, a boutique creative studio that specializes in Cannabis branding and packaging have designed the packaging for Humboldt Seed Co. “Purple Line Media was approached by a world-renown Cannabis Seed Company to develop branding and packaging for their seed line.  Humboldt…

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Humboldt Seed Company – Emerald Magazine

We met in the coastal town of Arcata, California on a cool July morning for a drive up the mountain, and through northern Humboldt County. Winding up the mountain, the sun glistened on the river as we talked pot shop. Hours and many…

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