Grower in the spotlight

US (NJ): Denville-based facility to install air filtration 'to be a good neighbor'

Denville Town Council members and Mayor Thomas Andes discussed during the council's Feb 16 meeting the issue of odor emanating from TerrAscend, a facility that cultivates medical cannabis in neighboring Boonton Township. Denville residents have been complaining about a foul smell since the facility's…

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The story of Mark Davidson, a hemp grower

Producing medicinal hemp is about more than yield: "It's just really gratifying."

In 2019, Heritage Farmacy (Crawfordsville, IN) participated in a pilot program launched by the state of Indiana. The program permitted the production of industrial hemp, which could then be used to produce extracts like CBD oil, following specific criteria. As part of the pilot program, Mark Davidson,…

Good Day Farm

US (TN): A Dickson-based MMJ grower to expand in different states

Dickson-based Good Day Farm owner Eric Thornton is expanding his cannabis operation. However, the growth is not in his home state of Tennessee.  Thornton, and his partners, have looked to surrounding Southeastern states where medical cannabis has been legalized. Last month, Good Day Farm Arkansas broke ground…

US (CAN): ALPS Signs $1.9M facility contract with Bluehouse Greenhouse

Australis Capital Inc. announced today that ALPS - a company in the process of being acquired by AUSA - through its wholly owned subsidiary Larssen Greenhouse Consulting…

"We can be growing in the middle of winter or the dead of summer, the plants don’t know the difference"

Michigan has had legal recreational cannabis for about two years, and business is booming. In 2020 alone, sales reached $500 million. WSBT 22's Katlin Connin went to Fello Cannabis in Galien to see what it takes to grow all that cannabis. Growing cannabis is a lot different from growing a houseplant. The…

Bill Gates becomes largest farmland owner in the US

Billionaire Bill Gates is a well-known personality world-wide, but now he is also America’s farmland king. The Microsoft co-founder has become the largest owner of farmland in…

Family build eco-friendly dome in Norway

Life goals: Living in a greenhouse

Ingrid Marie Hjertefølger, 38, and her partner Benjamin, 34, used to live a perfectly normal life in a perfectly normal home. But a few years ago, the vegan family decided to make a change – and they put in plenty of hard work to make that happen. Ingrid, who works as a nurse, was on the hunt for an…

Survey to provide insight on emerging indoor farming trends and challenges now live

Allison Kopf, CEO of Artemis said, "We’re looking forward to learning how growers are facing new challenges such as COVID-19. In the past, expansion was one of the prime goals for growers and we’ve asked some new questions around the topic. We will be sharing even more information related to technology…

US (AL): Man builds new life as a medicinal hemp farmer

As a child, Prattville native Jeffrey Lee remembers playing in cotton fields. These days, his own son and daughter run in a much different crop. “I’ve sat out there and watched my kids playing in all this hemp growing 10 or 11 foot high,” Lee said. Life as a full-time medicinal hemp farmer in Autauga…

Indus Holdings

US (CA): Indus Holdings building large-scale cannabis cultivation

Indus Holdings is seeking to stand out in the cannabis space through scale in California. In March, George Allen led a recapitalization of the business and stepped into the chairman role. He spoke with New Cannabis Ventures about the company’s mission, expansion plans and opportunities in California.…


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