Controlled environment agriculture
Nick Hice- Raised by horticultural entrepreneurs in his hometown of Dayton Ohio Nick started working in the commercial agriculture industry long before entering High School. Nick spent much of his adolescence tending to an array of unique plant species sold at the family nursery, a crucial responsibility that helped foster a life long passion for plant husbandry. After obtaining a Communication Management degree from the University Of Dayton, Nick gained experience with effective business management during a decade spent helping run the family owned landscape design build company, nursery, and garden center. He also designed and built commercial and residential irrigation systems during times of drought, adding vital knowledge of waterworks to his arsenal of cultivation skills.
Through his involvement with the green industry associations, including the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) and Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), Nick becaame an Ohio Certified Nursery Technician and served as a certification committee member from 2007-2009. He helped rewrite OCNT textbooks and testing materials for professional garden center, grower, and landscape certifications.
Adding to his list of achievements, Nick was awarded 1st Place for his Indica Reserva Privada and Hybrid Ultimate 91 Chem Dawg, and second place for his Sativa Outerspace at the 2012 Hemp Connoisseur Championship. Nick's OG 18 also won Best Hybrid at the first ever High times US Cannabis Cup in 2013. Nick also took home 2nd place for Durban Poison in the 2014 High Times Colorado Cannabis Cup.