Legendary cannabis cultivator shares trade secrets

Dec 12, 2017

What's hot and what's not in the world of cannabis cultivation. Legendary Humboldt County cannabis cultivator Kevin Jodrey will join host Jane Futcher on the next Cannabis Hour, offering do's and don'ts on: choosing the best strain for your farm (and your buyers); coping with pests, mold and microbial contamination, and curing and storing. He'll take your farming questions at 707 895-2448 at 9:40 a.m. That's Thursday, Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. on KZYX. Hope you'll join us!

Small Farmers Hear From The Water Board

Dec 12, 2017

Dec 12, 2017 -- Cannabis cultivators will need to comply with new rules from The State Water Board, in order to get their licenses from the state. On December 6, a team of water board representatives addressed a crowd at the Ukiah City Conference Center. Growers learned about the new requirements, the small irrigation use permits, and how to sign up for the program using an online portal.


Following the North Bay wildfires, survivors in Mendocino and Lake counties have begun receiving substantial fire insurance payouts -- and some are stressing over how to protect and manage the funds in the months or even years before they can begin rebuilding.

Emerald Cup 2017

Dec 11, 2017

Dec 11, 2017 -- The Emerald Cup this year was characterized by a mix of nostalgia and optimism, as visitors prepare for new state regulations and the end of the 215 era. In this piece, we'll look at how some are strategizing for the future.

Memories Of Benj Thomas

Dec 7, 2017

Dec 7, 2017 -- On November 14, our community lost a man who seemed to be involved in everything, from the Ukiah City Council to our own board of directors here at KZYX. Benj Thomas was a skilled public speaker, a lover of poetry and good conversation, and a fine and generous friend. Local columnist Jonathan Middlebrook shared some of his memories in a recent interview with Sarah Reith.