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Dr. Colin Bell is the Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer at Growcentia, a company that specializes in microbial plant bio-stimulants and the developers of Mammoth Microbes. Mammoth Microbes is a product designed to help cultivators find solutions for problems ranging from soil health to crop profitability. He left his position as Research Scientist I at Colorado State University to run a startup that is set to revolutionize the way the ag world looks at microbes. Colin obtained his Ph.D. in Microbiology, Soil Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, and Ecology as well as his Ph.D. in Biology and Soil Microbial Ecology from Texas Tech University.
Colin joins me today to share how Mammoth Microbes can help the cannabis industry reach its full agricultural potential. He describes his life as a researcher and why he wanted to start Mammoth Microbes. He explains how their product works and it's potential for cannabis cultivators. Colin also discusses some of the company’s plans for the future.
Stay tuned for our Five-Minute Farmer segment with Lanie White, the fourth generation owner of the McFarland White Ranch.
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This Week on The Future of Agriculture Podcast:
- Colin's career background and his work at Mammoth Microbes.
- The origins of Mammoth Microbes and how they came with the base tech they have in the market today.
- His transition from academia into the startup world.
- Their identity as a company and how they differentiate themselves in the industry.
- The data point on cannabis production and how they use them.
- The persona of the average cannabis grower today.
- Differences between outdoor grown cannabis and indoor grown varieties.
- Plans for the future and projects to look forward to.
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