Yousoon Baek, Ph.D., is a lecturer in the School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell University. Yousoon’s expertise focuses primarily around hemp production and processing. With a comprehensive background in plant sciences encompassing physiology, genetics, and molecular biology, her particular interest lies in plant reproduction. She actively collaborates with faculties at Cornell University to develop courses, integrating their pioneering research in hemp sciences to enhance the course content and provide students with the latest advancement in the field.
Growing hemp outdoors requires careful consideration of several factors to ensure success and meet agricultural goals. Identifying the appropriate outdoor site is crucial, and details such as access to water, soil quality, and exposure to sunlight should be taken into account.
In this course, you will explore the main considerations when selecting an appropriate outdoor hemp production site. This will include addressing the specific nutrient requirements of hemp crops based on their preferred soil type and fertilizer. Upon completion of this course, you will have an understanding of the factors that should be taken into account in order to select an outdoor site that is suited to your agricultural goals and provides the right conditions for growing a successful hemp crop.
You are required to have completed the following courses or have equivalent experience before taking this course:
- Hemp Biology
- Hemp Propagation
- Indoor Hemp Cultivation
Key Course Takeaways
- Identify appropriate outdoor sites based on agricultural goals
- Determine how you will grow hemp plants, including the kind of soil and fertilizer you will require based on your agricultural goals
- Determine how many seeds to plant, spacing, when to plant, and when flowering will take place
How It Works
Who Should Enroll
- Horticulturists and agronomists
- Plant, seed, and greenhouse technicians
- Seed purveyors
- Plant breeders and breeding companies
- CBD product developers
- Agriculture regulators
- Entrepreneurs and business developers
- Supply chain managers
- IP lawyers