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US (CA): 4.17-acre cultivation operation receives approval

The Santa Barbara County Planning Commission approved a 4.17-acre cannabis cultivation operation near Lompoc. 92nd G25 LLC, the company that will own the facility, will grow cannabis under hoop structures with four harvests per year. Each harvest and replanting is expected to last 28 days, with the…

US (CA): New 150.000 sq. ft. grow and manufacturing facility approaching final stage

In the desert of Southern California, WeedGenics's 150.000 square foot grow and manufacturing facility is approaching its final stage. The facility is expected to be completed in January 2022. At the Adelanto facility, each of the 80 lightrooms will support 1,100 cannabis plants, and every 40 light…

Cannasouth

Mark Lucas, co-founder and CEO of Cannasouth

"Our search led us to the CEA, sealed greenhouse design"

While a lot of attention is on Canada and USA, there are a lot of things happening in the cannabis industry of the opposite hemisphere. Recently, the New Zealand grower Cannasouth has completed the complex commissioning phase of their Wakaito-based cultivation facility. “This project has been 3 years in…

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US (MI): New hemp facility coming to Evart Industrial Park

United We Stand, LLC, has submitted a proposal to purchase two lots in the Evart Industrial Park for the purpose of establishing a research and development facility to develop products made from hemp. “This is a community development project,” partner Robb LaPeen said. “It will be a little different than…

Item 9 Labs

Cory Carter, vice president of cultivation at Item 9 Labs

"We expect to increase output of our high-quality flower by 30-35%"

Item 9 Labs has broken ground on its $13.5 million cultivation expansion project. The company has been cultivating, manufacturing, and processing from its existing 19.200 square foot facility, which sits on 5 acres, since 2017.  The company recently acquired the neighboring 45 acres and anticipates increasing…

15 years Havecon, an interview with Henk Verbakel

In this interview, Henk looks back on 15 years, but of course also ahead at the future and the latest overseas development. Did you ever think, when you founded Havecon, that it would grow into such an international organization?"No, definitely not. In fact, I had ruled it out, especially as we had the…

Scott Feathershon

"Australian protected cropping growers are leading positive changes in the industry"

“In the past 20 years, the Australian horticultural industry has changed immensely,” says Scott Feathershon, Richel’s new sales & project manager. “Over the years, many of the small, low-tech growers have disappeared or gone into niche products, whereas some of the established growers have expanded to…

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The advantages of polycarbonate greenhouse kits

Polycarbonate -  a naturally transparent thermoplastic that can transmit light on a similar level to glass, but with the added benefit of being far stronger and resilient than other types of plastic - offers greenhouse growers a cost-effective cladding that can help them produce at the highest level.  Polycarbonate greenhouse…

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Growing in a floating salt-resistant greenhouse

Japanese start-up N-ARK combines salt-tolerant technology with sea-adapted architecture to tackle the issues of sea-level rise and salt damage, which are worsening progressively due to climate change. In partnership with agritech R&D company Cultivera, the new firm aims to build a prototype of a floating…

KG Greenhouses

Island of Jersey's MMJ greenhouse installing air handling, cooling/heating, and growing systems

The Island of Jersey is one of the many countries in the world where cannabis regulations have been quick to catch up so as to capitalize on the opportunities offered by the sector. Among the growers that are prepping up for cultivation, there is one that has relied on KG Greenhouses to install the air…

GrowSpan

Why a custom greenhouse?

The design process of a greenhouse can be overwhelming for growers. From structural materials to properly integrating equipment, producing a grow space that maximizes budget and efficiency is something most operations cannot accomplish alone. However, by purchasing a custom greenhouse, growers can reduce some of these…

US (LA): MMJ facility to put roots down in Ruston

Ruston will soon be a medical cannabis hub for northern Louisiana. Construction is currently taking place on a warehouse that will soon be one of the biggest medical cannabis facilities in the area. Some in the cannabis industry say they are excited to see the facility come, even if it could mean new…

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Biosphere 2: the once infamous live-in terrarium promising for climate research

Opening the door to a glass pyramid, a visitor steps from the arid heat of Arizona into a coastal fog desert that stretches toward a savanna. A Lilliputian ocean laps against a rocky shore. A passageway leads to a steamy rain forest where vine-necklaced trees tower 90 feet high. Here in Biosphere 2, the…


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