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Agate Biosciences is a thought leader and expert in legal hemp and cannabis business, science, and systems, recognized by a variety of publications!

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Dr. Roger Kern's Cultivation Classroom premiers in Cannabis Science and Technology Journal

Dr. Roger Kern, President of Agate Biosciences, brings his science and technology expertise in discussing the ways to reduce energy consumption in cultivation.

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Dr. Jacklyn Green profiled as a Top Female Leader in Cannabis

Dr. Jacklyn Green, CEO of Agate Biosciences, brings her science, engineering, and management expertise to help businesses succeed in the tough cannabis business environment.

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Former NASA Scientist Wants Weed Grown for Science

Dr. Jacklyn Green, CEO of Agate Biosciences, wants to take the lessons from cannabis cultivation on Earth and apply that knowledge to help solve world hunger and feed astronauts on Mars.

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Sustainable Agriculture on Mars Can Help Earth

Drs. Green and Kern, Agate Biosciences' founders, have been working on the Mars Green house concept since 1997.  Everything we do has Earth applications.  Principles learned from the Space Program can be applied to urban agriculture -- sustainability, safety, quality.

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Hydroponics Professor Helps Students Prepare for Tomorrow's Agricultural Careers

Dr. Roger Kern, President of Agate Biosciences, is an adjunct professor at Fullerton College.  There he has taught college classes in growing tomatoes hydroponically and counseled students on careers in horticulture.

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Dr. Green Named to Cannabis Science and Technology Editorial Board

Dr. Jacklyn Green, CEO of Agate  Biosciences, has been named to the prestigious Editorial Advisory Board for Cannabis Science and Technology Journal.  She will play a crucial role in defining the editorial direction and maintaining the high level of editorial quality and integrity.

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The Key to Sustainability: Profitability

Dr. Roger Kern, President of Agate Biosciences, gave his Keynote Speech at the 2018 Cannabis Science Conference in Portland, Oregon.

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From Feeding Your Head to Feeding the World and Beyond

Dr. Jacklyn Green, CEO of Agate Biosciences, gave her Keynote Speech at the 2018 Cannabis Science Conference in Portland, Oregon.

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A Systems Engineering Approach to Cannabis Product Development

Dr. Jacklyn Green, CEO of Agate Biosciences, presented her invited speech and paper at the 2019 Pittcon conference for analytical science in Philadelphia in Spring 2019.

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Space Weed

Dr. Jacklyn Green, CEO of Agate Biosciences, predicts that astronauts will use the techniques of Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) to grow food for future colonists on Mars.  This may take 100 years, but it will come to pass.

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Barriers to Cannabis Research

Dr. Roger Kern: Invited Keynote Speech at Pittcon 2019: Drs. Roger Kern and Sue Sisley discuss the issues facing researchers in cannabis.  They suggest changes to make it possible to advance our scientific understanding in this critical area.

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Learn about Light: The Essential Photon

Dr. Jacklyn Green lit up the room with a keynote talk about the physics of light at the Cannabis Science Conference 2019.  With so much emphasis on lighting, she wanted to set the stage by providing a presentation on the basics.

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The Keys to Clean Cannabis: Cultivation Classroom

Dr. Roger Kern, President of Agate Biosciences, brings his science and technology expertise in discussing the ways to "Start Clean and Stay Clean".

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Just Published in Cannabis Science and Technology magazine

STEM subjects improve your cannabis investment decisions

Dr. Jacklyn Green. CEO of Agate Biosciences, speaks with writer Andre Bourque about cannabis investments.  This article presents the need for science. technology, engineering, and math (STEM)  in cannabis endeavors

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Cultivating with LEDs: Cultivation Classroom

Dr. Roger Kern presents, "Driven by the need to save energy and reduce operational costs, indoor growers are turning to alternative means of illuminating their cannabis crop. In more and more indoor grows, high-intensity discharge lamps (HIDs) are being swapped out for light-emitting diodes (LEDs)."

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Dr. Jacklyn Green, CEO of Agate Biosciences, Podcast on the Science of Cannabis

Here is a one-hour Podcast with Dr. Jackie discussing the science of cannabis.

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