Cultivation

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,…

Hemp variety breeding: genetics and protocol development

Hemp has been cultivated by human beings (including you) for thousands and thousands of years. “Artisanal” breeding helped adapting the crop to various environments. Today, the demand for reliable varieties is growing as hemp has proved once again to be an asset in many sectors: medicine, clothing,…

Florent Antonetti with Hydrotek Hydroponics:

"We want to help growers grow their plants more efficiently"

The high value of the cannabis crop is pushing growers to bring their A-game to their operation: the market is becoming increasingly competitive, while prices are going down. So, growers have to produce the highest quality if they want to stand out in this young industry. Yet, there are still many…

Mohammed Ravanbakhsh

Utrecht scientists discover fast-forward plant improvement technology

Utrecht scientists demonstrates a new, non-GMO technology to develop new crops at a fraction of the costs of traditional breeding. By engineering the genes of bacteria that surround the plants the scientists obtained the same outcome as adjusting genes from the plant itself. They publish their findings…

Agritecture

Key differences of growing vegetables vs. cannabis indoors

With legal cannabis becoming a growing part of the agriculture industry worldwide, it is not only sentiments toward cannabis that are changing. content by Agritecture Cannabis has a particular way of growing, so the industry and those looking to break in can’t treat it like they would a head of lettuce or a…

NorCal Cannabis Company

Ernie Pello, cultivation manager at NorCal Cannabis Company

The challenges of scaling up a cannabis cultivation

Transitioning from a small-scale setting to a large-scale one can be a very hard and challenging endeavor; this is what a number of cannabis growers have experienced when they entered the legal cannabis industry. Some of them could not cope with the difference in scale; yet, others rolled up their…

The importance of a high and repeatable quality of MMJ

Renata Mala, PharmD, Chairman of Purely Plant GmbH, underlines the importance of ensuring high and reproducible quality when it comes to medicinal cannabis In the last few years, the potential use of the cannabis plant and the chemicals it contains have been much featured in the news. There is evidence…

Workplace injuries in the cannabis industry

The legal cannabis industry is thriving and still in continuous flux. Currently, more than half the states in the U.S. have legalized cannabis for medical and recreational use. States are bringing in millions of dollars worth of revenue from legal cannabis sales and it’s expected to continue to grow. The…

Doctor Greenhouse

Vapor pressure deficit affecting water utilization rates

Vapor pressure deficit (VPD) represents the 'pressure' that air puts on the plant to transpire and move air from the roots through the plant and out the stomata in their leaves. When the air is dry (low humidity) and the VPD is high, there will be more pressure on the plant to transpire and keep up with…

What do controls really mean in the cannabis industry?

In the cannabis industry, the term “controls” is thrown around a lot. The term in our industry means something different to every supplier, and to every client, based on their level of sophistication and experience. In general, controls will remove the human element from cultivation operations,…

US: Cannabis boom squeezing farmland in North America

While the coronavirus pandemic has caused the collapse of retail businesses across the globe, there is one thing people have been buying more of during months of lockdown: marijuana. The legal cannabis industry set sales records across the United States and Canada over the past six months, according to…

OMAFRA

CAN (ON): Nutrient solution analysis projects for greenhouses and vertical farms

The quality of water and nutrient solution used in controlled environment agriculture (CEA) production systems, such as greenhouses and vertical farms, is one of the most important factors that affect plant health and yield. Growers monitor water and nutrient solution quality by sending samples for…

Aleafia Health

First harvest completed at Niagara-based 160,000 sq. ft. greenhouse

Aleafia Health is a Canadian cannabis producer that has a 86-acre outdoor cultivation that produces low-cost input material for cannabis products, and a 160,000 sq. ft. greenhouse facility running a perpetual harvest system. And today, the company has released some footage about their most recent, and…

Solaris Farms

US (NV): Growing cannabis in a close-looped hybrid greenhouse

As the pharmaceutical cannabinoid market continues to develop, countries in the EU are beginning to change their legislation regarding the growth and extraction of cannabinoids. Following a similar pattern to the US, the European market is expected to develop over the next 10 years. In the US, Solaris…

New Aponix plant plug holder

Aponix has re-invented the single-use plastic netpot and replaced it with a reusable young plant plug holder that includes an optional metal trellis holder. The aponix vertical barrel components are meant…

Leora Radetsky, Senior Lighting Scientist with DesignLights Consortium

Increasing efficiency and sustainability in the cannabis industry

There have been many studies and investigations on how energy intensive cannabis grow facilities are. “Cannabis is a very resource-intensive crop,” says Leora Radetsky, Senior Lighting Scientist with the DesignLights Consortium (DLC). “It not only takes a lot of light, but growers must also condition the…

US (WA): How cannabis growing conditions affect potency and flavor

Farm-to-table is a popular concept in restaurants these days, but have you ever thought about farm-to-pipe? How much do you know about where your cannabis comes from? “There’s a lot you can learn about your favorite product based on where it’s grown, and by who. The flavor and effect changes based on…

US (NY): Growing hemp in a retrofitted greenhouse

The majority of hemp is grown outdoors. Yet, there are some growers who cultivate it in controlled environments. One of the companies that do this is New York Hemp Service. “We started last year in January,” Anthony Helms, master grower of New York Hemp Service, says. “The greenhouse where we currently grow…

Paolo Bombelli

Tinted solar panels allow plants to grow efficiently on ‘agrivoltaic’ farms

Tinted solar panels could allow land to be used to grow crops and generate electricity simultaneously, with financial gains, according to researchers in the UK and Italy. The orange solar panels absorb some wavelengths of light, while allowing those that are best for plant growth to pass through. The…

How to positively stress plants for higher yields

When talking about stressing your plants, what kind of stress matters. We are aiming only for intentional, positive stress that is proven to help the plant increase its potency. These are stressors that you control and do on purpose. We are not advocating other kinds of negative, unintentional stressors…

US (CO): Unpredictable biology and stringent regulations challenge hemp growers

Colorado’s top three commodity crops are wheat, beans and corn. But there’s a new kid on the block: hemp — and its confusing sex life and relationship to marijuana is complicating matters. Prohibition relegated cannabis to basements and garages where it would be grown in secret for decades. But as…

Johnny Brands, head grower

“Responsible industry practices start with educated consumers holding all providers accountable"

As the Cannabis market continues to boom and a rising number of cultivators compete for the spotlight, Autumn Brands’ Head Grower Johnny Brand shares exactly what conscious consumers should look for in a provider. Backed by decades of hard-won, sustainable farming expertise, 50% woman-owned Autumn Brands…

Controlling the heat in a cannabis greenhouse

One of the most important elements in cannabis cultivation is heating control. Most of the people that grow indoors don’t have much problem in controlling it, as all the highly technologically advanced equipment allows for utter control of the environment. “But now, cannabis greenhouse cultivation is a…

US (NY): Virtual hemp field day shares insights with international hemp industry audience

Virtual extension during the COVID-19 pandemic is expanding the reach that researchers at Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Science (Cornell CALS) have to new audiences, as evidenced by a virtual hemp field day this month. The Aug. 20 event hosted by the Cornell Hemp Research Team on Zoom, drew…

Advice for new CEA entrants by urban-gro's Mark Doherty

“There are challenges to growing food indoors, many of which have been figured out by cannabis producers!”

Mark Doherty, Executive VP of Operations with urban-gro talks about how he got into Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) with food crops, then into cannabis, and how he would now like to help new ‘food entrants’ in the CEA world with the knowledge he has gained. “Ten years ago, I started an indoor…

Growth Regulation - limiting internodal stretch: a step beyond “blue light”

In the production of ornamental plants, such as potted roses and Kalanchoe, it used to be quite common to utilize chemical growth regulators such as Bonzi, to reduce internodal stretch. These chemicals have come under increasing scrutiny in a number of markets. One of the more innovative ways in which…

SpeakEasy Growers

"Transitioning from one crop to another is a fact of life for farming"

In an interview on Forbes, founder of SpeakEasy Growers Marc Green has shared his story and his passion for the most valuable of the crops: cannabis. "It’s funny because while I grew up living and working on the family farm, I really didn’t want to pursue farming. When I came out of high school, I was…

Allison Kopf, CEO and founder of Artemis

"The question is: how do we find best practices, and how do we execute them at scale?"

The term complexity implies that a specific object, phenomenon, activity, and so on, cannot be understood nor tackled with a clear-cut mentality. The necessity to address each aspect of said complexity makes finding solutions and answers a particularly difficult endeavor, as the end goal is to satisfy as…

The combination of research and advancements in fixtures

Increasing yield, while improving plant quality and driving down energy costs

“We’re here to empower cultivators worldwide to explore the interaction between light and life, increasing their yields and plant quality while achieving new margins and profits,” says Steve Graves, VP of Business Development at Fluence by OSRAM. The company was founded in 2013 in Austin, Texas, by…

Godfrey Dol in irrigation series following the Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge

"Algorithm predicted irrigation need much better than I can with 38 years experience"

"Follow the rules of thumb and the plant performs as required" was the headline in the previous post in a series of three about irrigation. In this last part Godfrey Dol is looking into what makes the rules. A tomato crop has 5 distinct periods that require a different approach to irrigation. Godfrey…

EU MMJ growers to grow over 300 tonnes of cannabis

In the last three years, cultivation projects have raised hundreds of millions of euro across Europe. In addition to some small facilities used to supply domestic programmes in Italy, Switzerland and the Czech Republic, large scale operations, with the main goal of exportation, are being set up in…

A cannabis cultivation guide by P.L. Light Systems

How to maximize yields with lighting strategies

With a rapidly expanding legal cannabis market in North America, we are seeing an increase in the number of cultivation operations in both indoor and greenhouse applications. Growing cannabis in a controlled environment, allows for control over many environmental factors – including lighting, temperature,…

Overview of mineralisation in an aquaponic system

Aerobic mineralization is very similar to Aerated Compost Tea (ACT) or Actively Aerated Compost Tea (AACT) and is one of the easiest ways to grow more plants using less fish…

US (CA): "Growing the best cannabis at the lowest cost"

As a vertically integrated company, Harborside maintains its own cultivation operations. Harborside Farms utilizes a state-of-the-art Dutch Venlo Greenhouse at its growing facility in Salinas, CA. The project will grow premium flower varieties for the Harborside dispensaries and third party brands at…

AgraFlora Organics

CAN (BC): Cultivation progresses at Delta-based greenhouse

AgraFlora Organics is progressing with the cultivation at Propagation Services Canada, the Company’s flagship cultivation asset located in Delta, British Columbia which commenced cultivation using a curated portfolio of live-plant genetics in June 2020. "The Delta Facility expects to move to first…

Dima Chernobilsky,, GrowDirector

"Product stability is the first challenge of cannabis growers"

As the cannabis industry got regulated, one of the first issues to arise was product consistency. In such a promising and competitive market, it is of the utmost importance for growers to provide their patients with a stable product whose effects are the same each and every time. “A number of growers are…

US (KY): Hemp is bringing a new wave of prosperity to Kentucky agriculture

Hemp has been taking root as a cash crop in Kentucky over the last decade when the state first began to issue permits to farmers looking to expand their business. Hemp has been profitable to grow partly thanks to its incredible diversity of use. Hemp is used for cloth, rope, paper, and even building…

Considerations when automating your horticultural facility

In a constant search for achieving more efficient processes, automated environmental controls have proven to be key for horticultural facilities as they help deliver a more…

Cultivation goals will guide the choice of the HVAC technology

One of the first questions growers ask is which HVAC technology will be best for their facility. Although there are some categories we can narrow it down to very quickly, it’s important to understand that selection of the right approach for your facility is a consultative process that requires a detailed…

CAN (BC): Grower looks to weaken illicit market by narrowing price gap

A Rock Creek cannabis farmer is hoping to narrow the price gap between legal and illegal bud in B.C.’s cannabis market. Marc Geen of the SpeakEasy Growers Collective said in a phone interview Wednesday (Aug. 19) that he expects to market cheaper and higher quality cannabis than his competitors in the…

The crucial elements for large-scale cannabis growing

It does not come as surprising that the most important thing in controlled environment agriculture operations is to control the environment in such a way that plants can thrive optimally. For each of the stages of the life cycle of a plant, there are recommended environmental conditions to maintain,…

Urban Crop Solutions launches new “Modulex Plant Factory”

Indoor Vertical Farming is a fast-emerging agriculture technology which provides compelling solutions to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals: waste less food and support local farmers (Goal 2), avoid wasting water (Goal 6) and provide decent work (Goal 8). However, few early adopters are…

Hannah Brand, co-founder of Autumn Brands

"Like a fine wine, each cannabis genetic carries the story of its climate and growing technique"

Just as Napa Valley winemakers put their region on the map with exceptional offerings, Autumn Brands and local area growers are making a name for themselves in the world of Cannabis. Backed by decades of hard-won, sustainable farming expertise, 50% woman-owned Autumn Brands stands out as a…

Bruce Granger, Granger Consulting

More cycles per year thanks to aeroponic cultivation

There are many different systems that can be used to grow cannabis. Each of them has its own pros and cons. Yet, according to Bruce Granger, founder of Granger Consulting, there is one specifically that ensures a better yield and quality. Dense growing medium“If you look at a plant, the leaves breathe…

Luca Morelli - CRAG

New biofortification method that transforms leaves into nutrient stores

A new collaborative study led by researchers from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) at the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) in Barcelona and the Institute for Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMCP) in Valencia describes a promising strategy to improve the nutritional…

Cannabis can help indoor farming to go more green

Indoor agriculture is moving from niche market to the agricultural mainstream, with the global market being valued at $26.8 billion in 2018. As the effects from climate change…

Benefits of smart fertigation systems

Fertigation is the process of injecting nutrients directly into an irrigation system to deliver a precise dose of fertilizer to crops. Used as an agriculture tool for many years, it has recently enjoyed growing popularity among cannabis growers thanks to the many benefits it offers when scaling crops at…

Benjamin Vermeer, Full Green Control

EU-GMP cannabis greenhouse cultivation poses many challenges, yet it has many benefits

The medical cannabis market promises a lot of success to those capable of growing the plant to pharma-grade standards. One of the easier ways to do this is by utilizing an indoor facility, as the controlled environment allows for complete control over the different elements that make up the grow. Yet,…

US (CA): Strawberries still first crop in Ventura County, but hemp climbs onto list

Strawberries held their spot as the No.1 crop in Ventura County last year amid a steep dip in gross value while newcomer hemp came in 10th in the annual rankings of top sellers. The results were reported in the county's Crop & Livestock Report for 2019, which tracks the estimated gross values for crops…

CAN (BC): Craft grower readies to hit the market

Early October promises to be a watershed moment for Tara Kirkpatrick. She operates Backwoods BC Bud, which appears to be the first craft cannabis grower to be up and running in the Prince George area, and she is aiming to have four lines of her product on the market by that time. "I'm excited, I'm living…

Why cooling is an important part of climate control

Why is cooling important? Well, first to control temperature and humidity, secondly to avoid plant stress, then also to prevent over-irrigation and to ensure flower set.  ​The selection…

Increasing cannabis crop by delivering pure sunlight

Both sustainable crop production and sustainable energy production are critical technologies to meet the 21st century challenges of population growth and climate change.  So what…

Stewart Farms

Tanner Stewart, Stewart Farms: “The cannabis industry is the tip of the spear for agricultural advancement, globally"

Operating on the cutting edge between cannabis and fish

Regulating the cannabis industry, and especially the medical part of it, has allowed many patients around the world to have easier access to the medicines they need. At the same time, there is another characteristic that is almost as important: cannabis has the power to advance horticulture as a whole.…

How does cannabis get its color?

Environment and genetics both play a role in the coloration of a plant. But what exactly causes each variety to look the way it does? What gives Black Cherry Soda its otherworldly color of dark purple with vibrant orange hairs cutting through it like streaks of fire? Let’s explore the color of cannabis, examining which factors…

How to calculate HVAC needs in cultivation environments

When cultivators call to discuss climate control, the first question they’re typically trying to get to is “What will it cost.” Budget development is obviously of huge importance in cultivation facility planning. However, this is a pretty loaded question and the answer will depend on a number of factors…

US (CA): Dry cannabis farming: a different kind of bio-responsibility

Dry farming cannabis shows new levels of symbiosis with the ecosystem and great sun-grown pot. While dry farms are said to only make up a dozen cannabis cultivation operations in California, the resulting cannabis is a high quality product grown with a different kind of bio-responsibly in a water-heavy…

US (MN): From microgreens to growing hemp

A few hours north of Minneapolis–St. Paul, a hockey player-turned-CBD hemp farmer named Patrick Finnegan has his mind set on being part of the leading vanguard of his…

Fungal pathogens affecting the production and quality of medical cannabis

As the sales and consumption of medical cannabis increase globally, the industry is working hard to elevate its understanding on the many unknown aspects of cannabis plants. Cannabis crop protection certainly represents one of the fields that needs more light to be shed on, as this has to align with…

US (TX): Growers thought hemp might save them, yet the crop hasn't delivered

Before the first seed was tucked into Texas soil, farmers and investors eager for a different kind of green revolution flocked to Dallas in January for the Texas Hemp Convention. It was the state’s largest such gathering yet, the culmination of a year’s worth of buzz following the Texas Legislature’s…

Growlink

Topping cannabis - how to train your plants

Topping is a fundamental tool used to train plants. It enables growers to force plants to grow horizontally instead of vertically, making the most efficient use of available lighting. Topping is a simple way to increase yields by removing the tip of the top of the plant growth, allowing it to send vital…

Christina Krönauer and Damiano Lironi

Researchers discover how plants distinguish beneficial from harmful microbes

Legume plants know their friends from their enemies, and now, researchers found how they do it at the molecular level. Plants recognize beneficial microbes and keep harmful ones out, which is important for healthy plants production and global food security. Scientists have now discovered how legumes use…

Finding safe genetics as a finished cannabis grower

By Tucker Cole Not all states or countries are created equal in the cannabis industry. Regulations can be tough to navigate depending on which state you are doing business in. Most states have a strict state-run tracking system each cultivator needs to follow. The system follows an individual plant from…

The crucial elements every grower should know

Dialing-in your grow environment is essential to produce the highest quality cannabis. What does the environment have to do with flower quality? Cannabis produces over 500 chemical compounds in different ratios and proportions and it is the aggregate effect of those compounds that give a strain its…

Photo by Fluence

Pandemic forces cultivation facilities to adapt to rapidly changing markets

The business impacts of the coronavirus on the cannabis industry are still unfolding, yet it is already possible to see how the pandemic has affected the industry thus far. Most visibility, the crisis has induced a forced change in some companies that would have taken a longer time to materialize. “There…

Little Green Pharma

Fleta Solomon, managing director of Little Green Pharma

"It is all about consistency and producing products with very little variations”

When the medical cannabis industry started in Australia in 2018, the number of patients was not as high as in other countries; one of the main reasons for that was the reluctance of doctors to prescribe cannabis-based medications as a consequence of the lack of education on the subject. Back then, the…

Aphria

Harvesting tons of cannabis in Germany

After 40 years of tomatoes, flowers and houseplants, Han Duijndam wanted something new. In Neumünster, he found a challenge in Germany's first legal cannabis plant. There, the chief grower wants to harvest the first cannabis for medicinal purposes at the end of the year. Han Duijndam never tried cannabis…

Medicinal

Growing on volcanic soil: cannabis in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The cannabis industry is a very competitive sector, and it’s becoming even more so as a consequence of the increasing number of countries regulating these types of operations. Even though it has been flying a little under the radar, the Caribbean islands are paving the way to a place at the green table…

US (CA): Permit denied for Santa Rita Valley-based cannabis cultivation project

A land use permit for a cannabis cultivation operation about 2½ miles west of Buellton was denied Tuesday by the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, which declined to rule on an appeal of a previously approved permit. Supervisors unanimously denied the permit application of Santa Rita Valley Ag…

US (CO): Growing hemp in Western Colorado

Hemp is one of the earliest cultivated crops in the world, and throughout most of its history, it wasn’t grown for its oils, but for its fibers. Here in Western Colorado, where hemp farming is becoming more common, the emphasis is on the oil, specifically cannabidiol, or CBD, which is found in both hemp…

Workshop draws international interest in CEA

Nearly 215 people in 13 countries learned cutting-edge greenhouse management concepts online at the recent Plant Empowerment Workshop. Hosted by The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), the workshop had been planned for on-campus but moved online due to…

Sozo

Josh Ginsberg, director of cultivation of Sozo

"You have to be sure to be gathering data and info from new methods and equipment"

Sozo is a medical cannabis provider based in the state of Michigan, serving patients in the city of Warren. “Despite the global pandemic, we have been doing very well, which is an indication that things are going well for the industry,” Joshua Ginsberg, director of cultivation with the company, explains.…

AU: Outdoor medical trial crop hoped to provide affordable access

In a secret location near Swan Hill, an organic trial crop of medicinal cannabis has been growing out in the paddock in full daylight. It is hoped the potent plants will yield…

Lebanese growers sow seeds for new cannabis growers’ syndicate

A group of Lebanese farmers have sown the seeds for the setting up of a growers’ syndicate for the production of cannabis plants. The move to establish a founding committee of agricultural sector representatives followed a decision by the Lebanese Parliament in April to legalize the use of cannabis for…

From ornamentals to hemp: the story of AgTech Scientific

The level of knowledge required to run a large-scale agriculture operation is high. A high knowledge level is even more necessary when it comes to growing hemp at scale. Although the history of this crop is very well known; only recently, research has been able to properly pick this plant up and started…

Scouring the world for cannabis genetics

Growing cannabis with a consistent quality is surely a very difficult endeavor. In order to achieve that, one of the most important things to take into consideration is genetics. Selecting the right cannabis genetic is instrumental to achieve the results that a cannabis company set for itself. Steven…

US (OH): Growers are growing state's first legal hemp crop and learning how to do it as they go

Parts of Ohio’s vast farmland look a little different this year with acres or portions of acres growing cannabis plants in the ground. Just a year ago, it would have been the kind of a sight that might spark a law enforcement raid. Now, it’s a sign that growing hemp can yield higher profit margins for…

US (PA): 65,000 sq. ft. MMJ facility to open in Perry County

A Lower Paxton Township company will soon begin growing medical cannabis at a new facility in Perry County. PA Options for Wellness has passed the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s operational inspection and is now eligible to begin growing and processing at its 65,000-square-foot facility at 50 Perry…

Verde Natural

Jason Hughes, Verde Natural director of cultivation

"The biggest thing in greenhouse cannabis growing is environmental control"

Commercial cannabis cultivation can be very profitable, yet it has some impact on the environment. Verde Natural is a cannabis producer based in the state of Colorado, and they started their cannabis venture by growing indoor. “The founder of the company has been growing in Humboldt County for many…

Brix degree: a key value to the optimal development of cannabis plants

There's no need to be an expert in botany to know that photosynthesis is crucial for the growth and development of all plants. Sugar production is encouraged by…

Indoor vs. outdoor: which cannabis cultivation is right for your business?

While indoor-grown cannabis has grown in popularity in recent years because of its uniformity and durability, some companies embrace cannabis's roots — growing outdoors. Cultivating cannabis in the great outdoors has its benefits but also comes with uncertainties that companies should consider before…

CAN: Cannabis companies look to outdoor cultivation

A planting machine crawled along the 100-acre Good Farm in Brant County, Ont. on a sunny June day, dropping seeds into the soil in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Behind the wheel was an employee of 48North Cannabis Corp. one wouldn't usually expect: chief executive Charles Vennat. "I joked with my…

Growing cannabis in greenhouses covering over 580,000 sq. ft.

Medisun is a medical cannabis producer based in Southern Ontario. “It all started on the family farm,” Art Caron, president of Medisun, explains. “We started in early 2000 with the growing of industrial hemp over 2,300 acres of land, here in Southern Ontario. In 2005, on that very same ground we grew…

US (CA): Growing cannabis in wine country

In 2019, the Santa Rosa Junior College initiated a hemp cultivation project at Shone Farm to specifically identify the best agronomic practices for cultivating hemp and understand the potential terpene drift between hemp and wine grape vines. “Since launching Wine and Weed Symposium,” WIN President and…

Hanna Brand, co-founder of Autumn Brands

"We have a perfect microclimate for growing indoors with natural sunlight"

Autumn Brands is a licensed California cannabis cultivator based in Santa Barbara, where they grow their cannabis in greenhouses. “We have both a glasshouse and a poly-carbonate greenhouse,” Hanna Brand, co-founder of the company, explains. “This location has been in our family for decades, where we were…

The Clinic

US (CO): Successful conclusion of pilot program to capture CO2 from breweries to grow cannabis

The State of Colorado, Earthly Labs, Denver Beer Co., and The Clinic just announced the successful conclusion of their pilot program to capture waste carbon dioxide (CO2) at Denver Beer Co. during the fermentation process, sell and deliver it to The Clinic’s cannabis grow operations and use the CO2 to…

Thrive Cannabis

Geoff Hoover, Thrive Cannabis CEO

"If a process is instrumental to get the quality we're striving for, that's the path we will take"

There are a number of elements to take into consideration in order for a cannabis company to thrive. Capital is just one of them, of course, but this alone is not enough: knowledge is also one of the most important elements, as constantly growing high-quality cannabis requires unprecedented attention to…


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