The same yield with less water and fewer fertilizers

The right amount of water is essential for a healthy crop, and as an added bonus, it’s more sustainable too. The 30MHz Irrigation Management app gives every grower control over their irrigation and backs up instinct with reliable data. Thanks to this innovation, a crop gets exactly the quantity of water…

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Damian Solomon, King Solomon Nutrients:

“Developing strong vegetative plants early on is essential to producing optimized flower yield and phytocompounds”

"When consulting cannabis growers at the start of the commercial industries in Canada and the United States, I noticed a large gap in the understanding of proper plant nutrition and irrigation management principles. I knew it could be done in a more efficient and beneficial way," says Damian Solomon,…

Cannabis plant nutrients explained

While most nutrient manufacturers already go through the legwork of mixing properly balanced nutrient blends for your plants, it is important to understand what’s inside them and how they help your plants. Apart from carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, which are sourced from air and water, cannabis requires…

Debbie Boynton, Great Northern Products:

“Chitosan is a natural, systemic plant immune system booster that is largely underutilized”

Regular use of chitosan increases plant vigor as well as disease resistance while reducing the effects of abiotic stressors, explains Debbie Boynton of Great Northern Products. “The multi-functionality is amazing to understand: studies show chitosan also reduces transpiration and functions as a SAR…

New fertilizer system turns waste into liquid fertilizer

“The impact of regenerating soil with microbes from food waste is massive”

Digital Utilities Ventures announces that the Easy FEN Modular Microbe Fertilizer System, which uses their soil microbe formula (Terreplenish), is now available for distribution in both the United States and internationally. The system is a decentralized, fully automatic "Fertilizer Plant in a Box" that…

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"Biostimulant made from seafood waste facilitates intense trichome production"

Great Northern Products has begun distributing chitosan biostimulant under the name Trichome Mania.  Over 40 years in the seafood industry working with MSC-certified fisheries left Great Northern in a prime position to branch out from the sea to the soil. Together, with the help of their Chilean business partners,…

Peroxyacetic acid a safe and effective alternative to chlorine-based hygiene programs

“As operators are trying to get away from using chlorine products, we have a patented method of creating peroxyacetic acid on-site without producing the peroxide by-product. We can do this at any pH and any strength,” says Eric Smith, National Sales Manager of the Horticulture Division at BioSafe…

Active ingredients: worth the investment?

Active ingredients are biological living microorganisms, such as bacteria or fungi and/or their by-products that are used to enhance plant growth, reduce plant pathogens that can cause plant diseases, and/or reduce insect populations. They are highly valued for complementing an IPM program, and they can…


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