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Fullbloom Greenhouse

Choosing the right greenhouse for a cannabis farm pt. 2

In this second part of the series on choosing the right greenhouse, we are going to further explore the influences of external climate on the building, and what kind of structures are more suitable to specific conditions. Then, we are going to discuss light deprivation greenhouses and why these are…

NewLake

Selecting properties to best support cannabis growers

The selection of the site for setting up a cannabis facility is one of the very first steps that a cannabis company has to take. One can either choose to undertake such an endeavor by themselves, or they can rely on companies whose goal is to assist growers in this and provide them with fully functional…

Arlette Sijmonsma

Energy simulation model for control of multi-span greenhouse microclimate

In a recent study, a building energy simulation model of a multi-span greenhouse using a transient system simulation program to simulate greenhouse micro environments was proposed. The proposed model allows daily and seasonal control of screens, roof vents, and heating setpoints according to crop needs.…

Culta

US (MD): Drone footage of a 20,000 sq.ft indoor facility and 1-acre outdoor cultivation

One of the first green 'organic' producers of the east coast, Culta, has just released a drone footage to showcase the extent of their cannabis operation.  As we have seen in an article here on MMJDaily, Culta has a 20,000 sq. ft. indoor facility, and a 1-acre outdoor organic cultivation. The indoor facility…

SPRHOUT generates solar thermal power for greenhouse farm

The team with Solho (Solar Horticulture) recently went and visited the SPRHOUT (Solar Powered Off-grid Horticultural UniT) in France. Read more about this installation in this article.  The novel control unit and software for safe and autonomous operation was installed successfully, and is now generating solar…

CAN (BC): Delta-based cannabis facility up for sale

Want your own licensed cannabis facility? Got $11.7 million you’re willing to spend? Now you can own your own 25,000-square foot facility on Annacis Island federally licensed for the cultivation, processing and sale of medical cannabis. Currently owned by Zenabis and listed for sale by Colliers, the…

Svensson

the roadmap to sustainable horticulture:

Monitoring and controlling all the balances

Plants are created to produce fruit and flowers efficiently and sustainably by design. And as a grower, why not empower them to do just that? For growers, optimizing your cultivation is essential for success. At the same time, sustainable solutions are needed to combat the enormous challenge of feeding…

Novagric

The development of GreenDomo

GreenDomo innovation project aims to be an integral response to an increasingly important issue: sustainable supplying. Because of the increase in the world's population and the environmental situation and considering the key role that agriculture has in this question, being able to supply cities with local food is an…

Instruction video how to apply AntiCondens: "It is important to apply the coating correctly"

Preventing condensation in the greenhouse

Both glass and plastic greenhouses are often covered with condensation. This can severely block the incidence of light. In glass greenhouses, this can be up to 9%, and in plastic up to 15%. It largely depends on how the water vapor condenses. Big drops of condensation block the light, whilst a water film…

New GrowSpan light deprivation greenhouses

GrowSpan Greenhouse Structures released their innovative Series 750 Commercial Greenhouse. The greenhouse features an internal light deprivation system that is fully…

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,…

The importance of the logistical system in a cultivation facility

Huge greenhouses, highly technologically advanced indoor facilities, thousands and thousands of plants. The level of complexity that a large-scale commercial cannabis facility requires is unprecedented in controlled environment agriculture. There are so many elements that need to be addressed and…

Choosing the right greenhouse for a cannabis farm pt. 1

In this article series, we are going to dive deep into the different types of cannabis greenhouses and the most important things to take into consideration to kick off a cannabis business with the right foot. In this first part, we are going to explore the first and crucial elements to keep in mind when…

Corona proof party: dancing in your private greenhouse

In Belgium they have come up with a unique party concept. At the industrial area in Erembodegem, you can find 21 greenhouses in the rehearsal studios of Spendit, a rental company for light and sound equipment. The idea is that people with their own 'bubble' can have a party in their own 'bubble'. You book…

"The use of disinfectant also has some drawbacks"

It is almost time for growers to rotate their crops, which goes hand in hand with a big clean-up of their greenhouses. That is why the industry is giving out several messages with tips and advice, including the use of disinfectants to combat mould and viruses. Unfortunately, these practices are not…

Operating greenhouse equipment up to 500 meter range without problems

With the increasing size of greenhouses, the importance of a well-functioning industrial remote control increases. The framework of the greenhouse must not be a hindrance and it must be safe to operate the most extensive machines. The new, modular Tele Radio Panther R23 receiver with PLd safety meets…

Greater Vancouver modern greenhouse investment opportunity

BMO Capital Markets has been engaged as the exclusive financial advisor to arrange the sale of two modern greenhouses with improvements totaling 3.4 million square feet on 160 acres of agricultural land located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Both properties have recently undergone significant upgrades,…

Adding tech hardware and software to your greenhouse

Greenhouse computers and equipment have transformed the way we grow. The IoT is pushing the future of farming to the next level, and smart agriculture is becoming more…

Plant responses to UV blocking greenhouse covers

Pure polyethylene (PE) is enriched with several additives to make it a smart application material in protected cultivation, as a cover material for either greenhouses or…

The Darling

Greenhouse dining comes to Chicago

It started with a restaurant in Amsterdam, and the phenomenon has by now gone across the globe: dining in your own private greenhouse. If you want to go to a restaurant but social distancing is problematic because of the way it's situated, these small greenhouses are a nice solution. Sophie Huterstein,…

US (MO): Cassville-based facility has 6 months to be built else license will be revoked

The possibility of a medical cannabis cultivation facility in Cassville is still up in the air, as the company that received a license to build one has less than six months to do so before the license is possibly revoked. On Aug. 20, 2019, Holistic Missouri LLC, a branch of Holistic Industries, filed…

Cravo retractable peaked roof greenhouses turn 30 years old

It was all the way back in 1990 when Donald Layser from Layser’s Plants and Flowers in Myerstown Pennsylvania wanted to protect his outdoor spring crops from the frost and rain. The retractable flat roof houses had already been in operation for 8 years but they were not capable of keeping rain off the…

UbiQD partners with Solvay to distribute luminescent greenhouse covers

UbiQD, Inc., an advanced materials company powering product innovations in agriculture, clean energy, and security, and the Solvay Group, announced that they have agreed to partner on the development of next-generation luminescent greenhouse technology under UbiQD's UbiGro family of specialty…

Considerations on planning the facility design

Setting up a cannabis cultivation facility is something that requires a lot of knowledge and experience, as these are among the most important elements to ensure the success of any given company. The level of complexity for such facilities is really high, because all the components need to be fine-tuned…

What a cannabis grower should know about polypropylene pipe

Professional cannabis growers are well aware that environmental conditions play a critical role in plant quality and overall yield. Most can recite the ideal temperature and humidity for their crops without missing a beat. But ask most growers which type of pipe is best and they’ll likely to refer you to…


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