Maximum Yield Contributors


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Entrepreneur, Creator of Baking a Fool of Myself

Watermelon, a.k.a. Mary Jean Dunsdon, is a Vancouver-based entrepreneur who loves to tango, tell jokes, bake, and get baked. To watch Watermelon in...

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Baking a Fool of Myself: International Coco Loco
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Indoor Gardener, Owner & Writer of Grow with Grubbycup

Grubbycup has been an avid indoor gardener for more than 20 years. His articles were first published in the United Kingdom, and since then his...

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Storing Your Own Herbs and Spices
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Lee Allen

Writer, Reporter, Gardener

Lee Allen is an award-winning reporter of both electronic and print media. He is also a struggling backyard gardener.

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The Rise of Controlled Environment Agriculture
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Ian Ashdown

Research Engineer, Consultant, Owner of Sun Tracker Technologies

A research engineer, Ashdown brings almost 40 years experience in lighting design, research and development, as well as software engineering. He owns...

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Lighting Uniformity in Horticulture
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Joanna Berg

Co-Owner & Certified Professional Soil Scientist

Joanna Berg is a Certified Professional Soil Scientist specializing in pest and disease diagnosis, integrated crop management solutions, farm data...

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Soil Testing for the Garden: Selecting the Most Appropriate Soil Test
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Chris Bond

Certified Permaculture Designer, Nursery Technician, Nursery Professional

Chris Bond’s research interests are with sustainable agriculture, biological pest control, and alternative growing methods. He is a certified...

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Identifying and Dealing with Alternaria on Cannabis Plants
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Keith "Tree Frog" Bouchard

Founder & Co-inventor at Multiponics

Keith is the founder and co-inventor at Multiponics, an indoor gardening manufacturer and online boutique. Multiponics has a passion for pushing...

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Deep Water Culture Systems: Pros and Cons
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Sebastian Carosi

Chef, Leader of Farm 2 Fork

Chef Sebastian Carosi trained at Portland’s Western Culinary Institute, apprenticed with renowned chefs in Italy, and went on to lead the Farm...

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Cooking with Cannabis: Curried Sweet Potato + Salted Peanut Puree
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Michael Coffey

Cannabis Cultivator, Writer, Photographer, & YouTuber

Michael Coffey, aka Top Shelf Grower is a cannabis cultivator, freelance writer, photographer, and YouTuber originally from Dublin Ireland. These...

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Monster Cropping: Growing Your Favorite Strains Forever
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Luis Cordova

Plant Biotechnician, Pharmaceutical Scientist

Luis holds a M.S. in Plant biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Science. He is a long-time cannabis grower He has put his focus on breeding cannabis and...

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How to Germinate Your Cannabis Seeds
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Kasey Craig

Senior Content Writer at MedicareFAQ

Kasey Craig is a Senior Content Writer at MedicareFAQ. She has a wealth of knowledge on the topics of alternative medicine, insurance, travel, money,...

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9 Cannabis Strains to Light the Bedroom Fire
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Sara Elliott

Gardener, Writer

Sara Elliott is a professional writer with extensive horticultural knowledge acquired through theoretical study and practical experience. You can...

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How to Start a Square Foot Garden
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Kent Gruetzmacher

Writer, Owner of KCG Content

Kent Gruetzmacher MFA is a Colorado-based writer and owner of the writing and marketing firm KCG Content. Kent has been working in the cannabis and...

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Must-Have Tools for Spring Planting
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Jeff Hale

GreenBroz Contributor

Jeff Hale is a writer and editor based in San Diego with a background in business development and marketing. He has identified new market...

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Bud Trimming Machines: 4 Benefits to Choosing Automation
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Max Hallberg

Lead Product Developer at LEDTonic

Max Hallberg is the lead product developer and indoor growing enthusiast at LEDTonic. Max has tested, modified, and improved LED grow lights to...

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Find the Right LED Lights With the Watts Per Square Foot Principle
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Rich Hamilton

Writer, Consultant, Author of The Growers Guide

Rich Hamilton has been in the hydroponics industry for more than 20 years, working originally as a general manager in a hydroponics retail outlet...

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Transplanting Melon & Cucurbit Seedlings into Dirt
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Eric Hopper

Writer, Consultant, Product Tester

Eric Hopper’s past experiences within the indoor gardening industry include being a hydroponic retail store manager and owner. Currently, he...

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How to Extend the Life of Your Harvest: Harvesting, Storing, and Preserving
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Stiina Kotiranta

Research Director

Stiina has been working with LEDs and plant research for the past 10 years. Her research has been around the effects of different types of lighting...

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How Important Is UV Light for Cannabis?
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Kyle Ladenburger

Director of Regulatory Affairs for Age Old Organics & ENP Turf, Freelance Garden Writer

Kyle L. Ladenburger is a freelance garden writer who has worked in the gardening/hydroponics industry for over 15 years. As an avid indoor and...

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Growing and Propagating Shamrocks
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Kyle LeGrow

Cannabis Photographer, Brand Content and Media Manager

As a cannabis concentrate enthusiast, Kyle LeGrow set out with a mission to photo document cannabis in Canada. LeGrow now has a Cannabis Photography...

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The Life of a Cannabis Photographer: Kyle LeGrow
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Sharon Letts

Writer, Television Producer of Off the Beaten Path & Host of In and Out of the Garden

Writer and Producer Sharon Letts began her life's work at age of 24 as a flower gardener in Southern California. Sharon produced and hosted...

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Lawrence Ringo: The Father of CBD
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Karen Lloyd

Freelance Writer, Digital Marketing Expert

Karen Lloyd is a freelance writer, digital marketing expert and hippy at heart in the city with a small studio, spacious deck and enormous passion...

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Extracted & Concentrated Review: Gorilla Glue Lollipop
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Lee G Lyzit

Grower, Writer

Lee G. Lyzit has been involved in the cannabis industry for nearly 20 years. His passion for natural healing motivates him to learn as much as he can...

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Is it Cheaper to Buy Rosin or Make it at Home?
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Monica Mansfield

Homesteader, Owner & Writer of The Nature Life Project

Monica Mansfield is passionate about gardening, sustainable living, and holistic health. After owning an indoor garden store for 5 1/2 years, Monica...

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Six Benefits of Raised Garden Beds
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Jennifer Martin

Cannabis Cultivation Consultant

Jennifer Martin is an indoor cultivation consultant who specializes in custom nutrients, propagation, and vertical LED facility design. She is the...

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Debunking the Cal/Mag Myth in Cannabis Cultivation
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Philip McIntosh

Science & Technology Writer, Teacher

Philip McIntosh is a science and technology writer with a bachelor’s degree in botany and chemistry and a master’s degree in biological...

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A Brief History of Pecans
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Shannon McKee

Freelance Writer, Gardener

Shannon McKee lives in Ohio and has been a freelance writer for several years now, including on her blog, Nicknamed by loved...

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Hydroponic Seed Starting 101: A Primer for Beginners
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Lynette Morgan

Author, Partner at SUNTEC International Hydroponic Consultants

Dr. Lynette Morgan holds a B. Hort. Tech. degree and a PhD in hydroponic greenhouse production from Massey University, New Zealand. A partner with...

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Exploring Root Zone Moisture Dynamics
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Frank Rauscher

Writer, Owner of Garden Galaxy

During his many years of service in horticulture, product development and sales, Frank has performed innumerable visits to landscapes to facilitate a...

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Combining Organic & Synthetic Nutrients
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Alan Ray


Alan Ray has written five books and is a New York Times best-selling author. Additionally, he is an award-winning songwriter with awards from BMI and...

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Dandelion: A Botanical Superplant
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Luke Sumpter


Luke has worked as a professional cannabis writer for almost a decade. He specializes in endocannabinoid system science, phytochemistry, and organic...

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How and Why to Grow Cannabis Microgreens
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Andrew Taylor

Head of Manufacturing, Research, & Development at FloraMax

Andrew Taylor is an analytical chemist with additional qualifications in plant function and nutrition. He has more than 25 years experience in...

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Transition to Bloom Phase: When & How to Switch
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Eloise Theisen

Nurse Practitioner, Founder of Radicle Health

Eloise Theisen, AGPCNP-BC, is a dedicated and patient-focused nurse. For over 17 years, she has specialized in aging, cancer, chronic pain, dementia,...

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Dan Vaillancourt

Owner of 4Trees Cannabis Building Ltd.

Dan has designed and built hundreds of growing facilities as well as grown thousands of plants himself and spent countless hours in both the grow...

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How to Build a Successful Cannabis Growroom
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Kathryn Van Druff

Freelance Writer & Marketing Specialist

Kathryn M. Van Druff is a freelance writer and marketing specialist with her own business, Dances with Words. She has years of experience writing...

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Gardening by Multiplication: Successful Plant Cloning Techniques
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Wes Winton

Content Marketing Manager

Wes made the transition to the cannabis industry from the world of digital advertising and big tech. He's worked on integrated campaigns for...

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Turn Trimming Byproduct into Cash with Solventless Extraction
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Maximum Yield


Maximum Yield Inc. is the print and online publisher behind Maximum Yield and Maximum Yield Cannabis magazines. With topics such as cannabis...

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Grow Cleaner, Grow Better: Humble Bees Botanical Supply
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Zach Zeifman

Owner/Operator of Soulgarden Farm

Zachary Zeifman discovered his love for gardening while working for Homegrown Hydroponics/Dutch Nutrient Formula. Zach now owns and operates...

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4Plants Cup Brings Canadian Cannabis Community Together
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