CAN! Education Services

Classes, presentations, workshops, trainings & courses on cannabis horticultural science & other topics, available on-line and in-person!

All are available on-line & in-person and are customizable to fit your education & training needs.  Our curriculum is created by Todd Dalotto (HBS Horticultural Research, Oregon State University), a horticultural scientist with 23 years’ experience in cannabis breeding & sustainable agriculture.

 

Check out our current offerings below and come back frequently for new opportunities to learn!

 

Contact Us to inquire about customized and in-person

classes, training, workshops and presentations

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Class:

Designed for budtenders, owners, and retail staff to enhance comprehension of the horticultural nature & origins of the flowers and products sold in licensed cannabis retail facilities.  An excellent staff training opportunity!

 

This two-hour presentation offers what retail professionals need to know about the following topics: Botanical Nomenclature, Production Environments, Phytochemistry, Soil & Growing Media, Plant Nutrition, Plant Pathology, Pest & Pathogen Management, Contaminants, Plant Propagation & Nursery Care, and more.

 

2-Hour lecture with slideshow and handout

Instructor: Todd Dalotto, HBS Horticultural Research

Earn an E-Badge for attendance!  E-badges are used in an achievement recognition and tracking system that uses Open Badges for competency recognition, professional development, and connected learning.  Click here or more information about e-badges.

Take the Cannabis Horticulture for Retailers class on-line

Contact us to arrange a customized or in-person class

Course:

A 20-hour course providing overviews of core horticultural science topics as they relate to Cannabis sp. for medicine and adult-use.  Experienced growers learn the science behind their cultivation practices and improve upon their success. 

 

Designed for all levels of scientific comprehension and suitable for those without a scientific background.  It’s an excellent foundational learning course in horticultural science, as well as an effective employee training and credential-building resource.

 

Students who complete the course with a minimum of 80% attendance and 70% on the final exam earn an E-Badge (electronic credentials) and framed Certificate.  E-badges are used in an achievement recognition and tracking system that uses Open Badges for competency recognition, professional development, and connected learning.  Click here for more information about e-badges.

 

Instructor: Todd Dalotto, HBS Horticultural Research

 

Classes:

  1. Cannabis Production Systems

  2. Seed Biology

  3. Plant Propagation

  4. Soil Science

  5. Plant Nutrition

  6. Plant Pathology

  7. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

  8. Sustainable Agriculture

  9. Breeding & Genetics

  10. Plant Architecture, Pruning & Training and Course Review

ENROLL NOW:

Full Course: On-Demand Video, Single-View  $190

Watch each class one time at any time at your own pace with no time limit to complete the course! Enroll by clicking the “Purchase” button on the course site.

Full Course On-Demand Video, 90-Day Rental  $275

  Watch classes at any time and as many times as you like for 90 days! 90 days is ample time to complete this 20-hour course. Enroll by clicking the “Rent” button on the course site.

 

Single Classes: On-Demand, Single-View  $25

Watch each class one time at any time!  Watch class by clicking the “Purchase” button on the class site.

 

Single Classes: On-Demand, 7-Day Rental  $45

Watch each class at any time and as many times as you like for 7 days!  Watch class by clicking the “Rent” button on the class site.

Contact us to arrange customized or in-person classes

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Class:

Discussion of the cultural practices, equipment, cost, environmental impact, and science behind indoor, greenhouse, semi-passive greenhouse, and outdoor cannabis production systems.  We’ll also introduce the core horticultural science topics that we'll be covering in more detail later in the Cannabis Horticultural Science Course, such as plant nutrition, soil science, seed biology, Integrated Pest Management, and more

 

This is the 1st class out of ten in the Cannabis Horticultural Science Course, a 10-week, 20-hour course that provides overviews of core horticultural science topics as they relate to Cannabis sp. for medicine, adult-use, and low-THC. 

 

2-Hour lecture with slideshow and handout

Instructor: Todd Dalotto, HBS Horticultural Research

 

Take this class alone or enroll in the full Cannabis Horticultural Science Course.  If you take this class by itself and later wish to enroll in the full course, we’ll deduct your class fee from your course fee!

Take the Cannabis Production Systems class on-line

Contact us to arrange a customized or in-person class

 
Class:

Learn the science of seed development, fertilization, dormancy, germination, and viability.

 

This is the 2nd class out of ten in the Cannabis Horticultural Science Course, a 10-week, 20-hour course that provides overviews of core horticultural science topics as they relate to Cannabis sp. for medicine, adult-use, and low-THC. 

 

2-Hour lecture with slideshow and handout

Instructor: Todd Dalotto, HBS Horticultural Research

 

Take this class alone or enroll in the full Cannabis Horticultural Science Course.  If you take this class by itself and later wish to enroll in the full course, we’ll deduct your class fee from your course fee!

 

Take the Cannabis Seed Biology class on-line

Contact us to arrange a customized or in-person class

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Class:

Learn the science and practice of propagating cannabis plants sexually (by seed) and asexually (cloning). Includes discussion of propagation environments and reproduction biology.

 

This is the 3rd class out of ten in the Cannabis Horticultural Science Course, a 10-week, 20-hour course that provides overviews of core horticultural science topics as they relate to Cannabis sp. for medicine, adult-use, and low-THC. 

 

2-Hour lecture with slideshow and handout

Instructor: Todd Dalotto, HBS Horticultural Research

 

Take this class alone or enroll in the full Cannabis Horticultural Science Course.  If you take this class by itself and later wish to enroll in the full course, we’ll deduct your class fee from your course fee!

 

Take the Cannabis Plant Propagation class on-line

Contact us to arrange a customized or in-person class

 
Class:

An overview of how the chemical, physical, and biological properties of soil contribute to healthy plant growth and a thriving dynamic microbiome.

 

This is the 4th class out of ten in the Cannabis Horticultural Science Course, a 10-week, 20-hour course that provides overviews of core horticultural science topics as they relate to Cannabis sp. for medicine, adult-use, and low-THC. 

 

2-Hour lecture with slideshow and handout

Instructor: Todd Dalotto, HBS Horticultural Research

 

Take this class alone or enroll in the full Cannabis Horticultural Science Course.  If you take this class by itself and later wish to enroll in the full course, we’ll deduct your class fee from your course fee!

 

Take the Cannabis Soil Science class on-line

Contact us to arrange a customized or in-person class

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Class:

Learn the chemistry behind how nutrients move through the soil, and how they are taken-up and utilized by plants.  You’ll also learn how your plants may be deficient in nutrients that you apply in abundance.  Many popular myths about fertilizer application will be debunked.

 

This is the 5th class out of ten in the Cannabis Horticultural Science Course, a 10-week, 20-hour course that provides overviews of core horticultural science topics as they relate to Cannabis sp. for medicine, adult-use, and low-THC. 

 

2-Hour lecture with slideshow and handout

Instructor: Todd Dalotto, HBS Horticultural Research

 

Take this class alone or enroll in the full Cannabis Horticultural Science Course.  If you take this class by itself and later wish to enroll in the full course, we’ll deduct your class fee from your course fee!

 

Take the Cannabis Plant Nutrition class on-line

Contact us to arrange a customized or in-person class

 
Class:

Learn the biology, identification, and mitigation of fungi, bacteria, viruses, and nematodes that parasitize cannabis.  An ounce of prevention grows a pound of cure!

 

This is the 6th class out of ten in the Cannabis Horticultural Science Course, a 10-week, 20-hour course that provides overviews of core horticultural science topics as they relate to Cannabis sp. for medicine, adult-use, and low-THC. 

 

2-Hour lecture with slideshow and handout

Instructor: Todd Dalotto, HBS Horticultural Research

 

Take this class alone or enroll in the full Cannabis Horticultural Science Course.  If you take this class by itself and later wish to enroll in the full course, we’ll deduct your class fee from your course fee!

      

Take the Cannabis Plant Pathology class on-line

Contact us to arrange a customized or in-person class

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Class:

Learn the biology, prevention, monitoring, and mitigation of insect and arachnid pests of Cannabis.  An ounce of prevention grows a pound of cure!

 

This is the 7th class out of ten in the Cannabis Horticultural Science Course, a 10-week, 20-hour course that provides overviews of core horticultural science topics as they relate to Cannabis sp. for medicine, adult-use, and low-THC. 

 

2-Hour lecture with slideshow and handout

Instructor: Todd Dalotto, HBS Horticultural Research

 

Take this class alone or enroll in the full Cannabis Horticultural Science Course.  If you take this class by itself and later wish to enroll in the full course, we’ll deduct your class fee from your course fee!

      

Take the Cannabis IPM class on-line

Contact us to arrange a customized or in-person class

 
Class:

Learn about the goals & objectives of sustainable agriculture, the environmental impacts of different production practices, and how cannabis farmers can implement sustainable practices & technology to reduce greenhouse gasses, conserve energy, minimize pollution, protect worker rights, and leave plenty of resources for our grandchildren.

 

This is the 8th class out of ten in the Cannabis Horticultural Science Course, a 10-week, 20-hour course that provides overviews of core horticultural science topics as they relate to Cannabis sp. for medicine, adult-use, and low-THC. 

 

2-Hour lecture with slideshow and handout

Instructor: Todd Dalotto, HBS Horticultural Research

 

Take this class alone or enroll in the full Cannabis Horticultural Science Course.  If you take this class by itself and later wish to enroll in the full course, we’ll deduct your class fee from your course fee!

      

Take the Cannabis Sustainable Agriculture class on-line

Contact us to arrange a customized or in-person class

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Class:

Learn the history, science, and strategies of cannabis plant breeding as well as the science of genetic heredity and intellectual property protections. 

 

This is the 9th class out of ten in the Cannabis Horticultural Science Course, a 10-week, 20-hour course that provides overviews of core horticultural science topics as they relate to Cannabis sp. for medicine, adult-use, and low-THC. 

 

2-Hour lecture with slideshow and handout

Instructor: Todd Dalotto, HBS Horticultural Research

 

Take this class alone or enroll in the full Cannabis Horticultural Science Course.  If you take this class by itself and later wish to enroll in the full course, we’ll deduct your class fee from your course fee!

      

Take the Cannabis Breeding & Genetics class on-line

Contact us to arrange a customized or in-person class

 
Class:

Learn about the anatomy & morphology of cannabis plants and the science behind how pruning & training techniques like super-cropping, trellising, mainlining, and low-stress training improves yield, yield-efficiency, pest/disease resistance, aesthetics, and overall health of cannabis crops.

 

This is the 10th and final class in the Cannabis Horticultural Science Course, a 10-week, 20-hour course that provides overviews of core horticultural science topics as they relate to Cannabis sp. for medicine, adult-use, and low-THC.   

 

2-Hour lecture with slideshow and handout

Instructor: Todd Dalotto, HBS Horticultural Research

 

Take this class alone or enroll in the full Cannabis Horticultural Science Course.  If you take this class by itself and later wish to enroll in the full course, we’ll deduct your class fee from your course fee!

      

Take the Cannabis Plant Architecture & Pruning class on-line

Contact us to arrange a customized or in-person class

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