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Three things to consider before building a cannabis cultivation facility

As more states legalize adult-use, opportunities to design and construct cannabis dispensaries and cultivation facilities are shaking up the commercial real estate market. The strategy seems simple from an outside perspective — build a facility, bring in the product, and start making money. However, to…

"Consider dehumidification in your initial greenhouse planning"

“Humidity is an important factor in any closed growing environment. However, many new greenhouse plans neglect dehumidification in the planning phase, leading to higher costs down the line when high humidity becomes an issue", says Dan Peltinov with DryGair, who sat down and explained how to best…

US (MA): Achieving energy-independent cannabis cultivation

Located in Somerset, Massachusetts, Solar Cannabis Company's (formerly known as Solar Therapeutics) indoor farm spans over 67,000 square feet and is the only energy-independent cannabis cultivation and dispensary facility in the United States. Achieving such a designation requires an all-of-the-above…

"Mark my words: there will be more of these"

400 hectares of sustainable greenhouses produced per year by Boal Group

Everything seems to be marked by the buy-and-build strategy at the Boal Group, as they are focusing on both purchasing new facilities and extending the existing ones. Adri Pols gets off to a flying start as CEO of the Boal Group, because he has a lot to say: "Our goal is really to let the current…

"A gutter connected greenhouse is the best modular greenhouse for commercial growers"

Greenhouse growers in every industry need to gain any advantage they can over their competitors to sustain success. While trying to obtain this competitive edge, many growers focus solely on what equipment will improve their operation, and often overlook one of the most important factors: the structure…

AU: "We made substantial progress with construction of our first medical cannabis greenhouse"

Cannaponics breaks ground with construction of its first, 3,600 square metre, greenhouse facility, in readiness to harvest its first crop within 12 months. The greenhouse building will be completed by the end of April 2022 and will be commissioned with the latest in medical cannabis cultivation and…

ALPS Inc.

ALPS Inc. on their Cannabis Consultancy Services

US: “It’s about shielding the production from risk and working on a solution that the customer needs”

“There isn’t necessarily one right solution. It’s always a balance between price, quality, and performance. This is why we help our clients navigate those waters.” ALPS Inc. is a Canadian organization specializing in crop and technical consulting services for the greenhouse and indoor regulated cannabis…

Bas van der Elst, Hendic:

"Demand for silo covers has never been higher"

2021 is a year to remember. Bas van der Elst, Hendic: "It was a special year for us. We're growing at lightning speed. Hendic and De Lange Plastics form a happy combination. Together, we supplied growers with more than 5,000 liners and 3,500 steel silos last year." Nicolle Peetoom and Bas van der Elst,…

Screen installer helps to keep monkeys out of greenhouse

How do you keep monkeys out of your greenhouse? It is not really a concern of any growers in Europe. They would rather fear white flies or moths. However, in Durban, South Africa, it is a concern for several growers. On social media, Alweco reported about a renovation project at a grower's location.…


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