Events, shows & webinars

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March 16-17

University of Connecticut to host Cannabis Symposium

The University of Connecticut will hold a symposium on cannabis on March 16 and 17, 2023, at the main campus in Storrs. Topics covered will include cannabis genetics and biology, clinical applications of cannabis, enhancing cannabis production, cannabis law, and more. The symposium aims to create a space…

Picture time! Recap of IPM 2023

To start the week off right, we have about 200 photos of (technical) suppliers at the IPM Essen. The fair took place again last week for the first time since 2020. Click here for our photo report of (technical) suppliers Let's start with some figures. A total of 40,000 people from over 100 countries visited IPM Essen. There…

Online training, March 9-27, 2023

JPFA launches a vertical farming training course

The Japan Plant Factory is announcing a new training course on vertical farms from 9-23 March 2023. A live question-and-answer session for all participants will take place…

US (NY): LIM College Partners with Association of Cannabis Workers (ACW) Local Union 420 to offer cannabis industry course

Midtown Manhattan's LIM College is to offer Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Professional Studies degrees in The Business of Cannabis. The College today…

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US (NY): Cornell’s cannabis and hemp program already ‘normalized’ at the university

With the recent legalization of cannabis in New York State, local universities have begun to develop cannabis and hemp programs, and Cornell University was an early entrant. The 2018 Farm Bill signed into law by former President Donald Trump cleared Cornell to begin research on hemp – not a full cannabis…

US: New course on banking and cannabis

ALM Global released the sixth course in the six-course Cannabis Insurance Coverage Specialist (CICS) designation, Banking and Cannabis: Best Buds or Up in Smoke? "Financial…

launch at IPM Essen

Energy saving potential with new farm management system SBE

Lock Antriebstechnik will present their SBE Farm Management System at IPM Essen. The SBE system is a digital solution for horticulture that can be used to achieve an optimal greenhouse climate and improve greenhouse processes. According to the team with Lock, digitalization does not stop at the…

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CAN: "Cannabis sector rails against unfair taxes and fees"

Cannabis executives, entrepreneurs, and advocates took aim at unfair and high taxes as well as government fees and mark-ups at the Lift cannabis business conference in Vancouver. Some taxes came under fire because they are targeted at the cannabis sector and not at the alcohol or tobacco industries,…

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New Jersey Governor touts cannabis industry growth

The governor of New Jersey touted the state’s growing cannabis industry during his State of the State address on Tuesday, emphasizing work that’s being done to ensure that the market is equitable and right the wrongs of the drug war. While discussing cannabis policy developments, Gov. Phil Murphy (D)…

Plenty CEO Arama Kukutai to kick off Indoor Ag-Con 2023 with opening morning keynote address

Plenty CEO Arama Kukutai will lead the opening morning keynote address for the 10th Anniversary edition of Indoor Ag-Con, February 27-28, 2023, at the Caesars Forum Conference…

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Super Natural Conference 2023

What are the latest techniques and strategies for regenerative farming?

Are you interested in learning about the latest techniques and strategies for regenerative agriculture? "Then you won't want to miss the Organic Cultivators Super Natural Conference on Regenerative Agriculture," the organizers say. Join the three days of expert presentations, panel discussions, and…

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New course on workers' compensation for cannabis businesses

ALM Global released the fifth course in the six-course Cannabis Insurance Coverage Specialist (CICS) designation, Workers' Compensation for Cannabis Businesses. "Workers' compensation is a complex issue for any business. There are specific workers' compensation exposures around cannabis, even when legal.…

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Webinar on February 9

Addressing cannabis and the workplace

New Jersey launched adult-use cannabis sales eight months ago, and since then, many employers have wondered how to balance employee rights with workplace safety.  To address this challenge, the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is hosting a free webinar at 11 a.m. February 9, 2023, titled “The Challenges…

28, 29, 30 March 2023

Participate in the live Plant Empowerment workshop in Canada

After the success of the two-day workshop in Canada in May 2022 – which was attended by more than 100 growers, investors, and other horticulture professionals – Plant Empowerment, in cooperation with its partners and the Dutch diplomatic network in Canada, has decided to host another multi-day Plant…

February 27-28

Expo floor doubles for 10th anniversary edition of Indoor Ag-Con Las Vegas

Indoor Ag-Con heads back to Caesars Forum Conference Center in Las Vegas for its 10th annual edition. Co-locating with The National Grocers Association (NGA Show) from February 27-28, 2023, Indoor Ag-Con will give attendees more to explore than ever before, including an expo floor that has more than…

US (CO): 9th annual NoCo Hemp Expo returns in March

The 9th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo will take place on March 29-31, 2023, at one of Colorado's most legendary and historic resorts, The Broadmoor. "Now is the time to reserve space to showcase your brand and products at this highly anticipated event – and certainly to mark your calendar to attend," the…

Ledestar releases new lamp beads: Angel series

Did you see Dada at MJBizCon?

If you attended the Marijuana Business Conference & EXPO (MJBizCon) held in Las Vegas recently, there is a good chance that you have seen Ledestar's cute cartoon mascot, Dada. Ledestar staff welcome customers to the booth together with Dada Dada is the owl-inspired mascot designed by Ledestar. The owl symbolizes the spirit of…

Chairman of Dutch energy association on Future Trends & Innovations

"Supermarkets didn't get charged more during corona either, did they?"

The seventh edition of Future Trends & Innovations attracted a record number of participants. The event held at the World Horti Center in The Netherlands received about 180 applications. The central theme of the event, organized by AVAG, TNO, the Hortivation association, and GreenTech, was the question…


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