Friday, September 18, 2020

Leveraging consulting experience to run a cannabis cultivation

Relying on knowledge and experience in a young cannabis enterprise is paramount, yet those are not easy-to-find qualities. However, there is a company that is leveraging its consulting experience to run its own cultivation facilities and capitalize on the booming cannabis industry. Based in Denver, CO,…

CAN (ON): Lift & Co. files for bankruptcy

Lift & Co. has made a voluntary assignment for the benefit of its creditors under section 49 of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada) and that all of its directors and…

US: House postpones vote on federal legalization

A bill to federally legalize cannabis will no longer receive a previously announced vote in the House of Representatives next week. In an at least temporary blow to reform advocates, the legislation was not included in a weekly floor schedule posted by the office of Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) on…

Valoya

Valoya launches two new greenhouse LED grow lights

Valoya has expanded its RX-Series line of greenhouse LEDs with two new models – RX500 and RX600. The new models are higher power, higher efficiency versions of the existing RX400 model and can be used as true 1-to-1 HPS replacements. RX500 and RX600 produce up to the staggering 1700 µmol/s of uniform…

Cannabis boom: German growth booster for CBD hemp

On March 10, 2017, cannabidiol (CBD) was released in Germany as an active substance for medical prescriptions. Doctors quickly recognized and set out to use the possibilities of CBD, starting to issue their prescriptions accordingly. Unfortunately it turned out that for a nationwide coverage, 70% of the…

US (CA): Bureau of Cannabis Control accepting public university

The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today a Request for Proposals (RFP) for university research grants for public universities in California. The Bureau has $30…

US (AZ): Copperstate Farms partners with Last Prisoner Project to raise $100,000

Copperstate Farms Management has partnered with Last Prisoner Project, a nonprofit coalition dedicated to bringing restorative justice to the cannabis industry. In an effort…

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Easing cannabis growers' regulatory bookkeeping

Growing cannabis on an industrial scale involves managing margins while continually adhering to compliance laws. For many growers, large and small, this consists of constant data entry from seed to sale. Canix’s solution employs a robust enterprise resource planning platform with a steep tilt toward…

DE: Shipment completed successfully of non-irradiated MMJ

Four 20 Pharma and Northern Green Canada have completed their first successful shipment of non-irradiated medical cannabis flower. This shipment from Toronto, Canada to Paderborn, Germany is the part of a larger supply agreement between Four 20 and NGC that will extend into 2021. The shipped cannabis…

CAN (ON): Cannabis startup eyes Carp production facility

An Ottawa company wants to build a cannabis production facility in Carp that would cultivate pot in stacked containers instead of soil. In planning documents recently filed with the city, CannaGenetics says the proposed 43,000-square-foot plant in the WestKan Business Park on Russ Bradley Road near…

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CAN (ON): Hexo announces new CFO

Hexo has hired Trent MacDonald to join the Company in the role of Chief Financial Officer, with a start date expected in the coming months. "Mr. MacDonald will begin as Chief Financial Officer upon following Health Canada’s Key Personnel change and security clearance processes, as required for his position under the Cannabis…

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Ridder launches HortOS

Keep control over large-scale horticulture businesses

Ridder’s new ecosystem, HortOS, will help horticulture businesses scale up, harness data to generate knowledge and be part of the digital transformation. "We want to give businesses even more control by enabling partnerships, unlocking data and sharing relevant, accurate information. The aim is to…

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US: Hemp face masks to fight Coronavirus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is urging Americans to wear face masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus—and he wants those coverings to be made of hemp. During an event at the Kentucky-based hemp company Ecofibre on Monday, McConnell talked about the challenges the burgeoning market for…

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UK: Ground & air source heat pumps - Navigating the RHI

Many nurseries have proved that the RHI can provide a great additional income whilst allowing for substantially lower fuel supply costs. Growers are now regularly comparing Ground & Air Source systems to the commonly used Biomass since the government have guaranteed the incentive until March 2022.…

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DesignLight Consortium released version 2.0 of Technical Requirements for Horticultural LED

The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) today released the final version of its Technical Requirements for LED-based Horticultural Lighting: Version 2.0, an update that will…

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Optimizing genotyping processes at lower costs

NRGene, AI based genomic analysis for research and agricultural breeding company, announced the launch of SNPer – a new product that optimizes genotyping processes and gathers…

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GreenTech

Nominees for GreenTech Innovation Awards 2020 announced

The exhibitors of GreenTech Live & Online submitted 26 innovations for the GreenTech Innovation Awards 2020. An expert jury selected 12 nominees from all entries in 3 categories namely ‘Innovation’, ‘Sustainability’ and ‘Concept’. The winners will be announced during the virtual opening of GreenTech Live…

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