Events, shows & webinars

US: Cannabis grow tour now open to public

West Coast Cannabis Tours is excited to announce the addition of the 'Ultimate Cannabis Grow Tour' in San Diego, California. The tour appropriately kicks off on 4/20 (April 20, 2019), and lasts from 11:00am to 4:00pm. "West Coast Cannabis Tours' Ultimate Cannabis Grow Tour, which embarks from sunny San…

An event to explore and explain licensing process for cannabis industry entrants

As Canada gears up for the next round of cannabis legalization in October, 2019, cannabis enthusiasts are seeking to understand the legal framework and looking to navigate the…

International interest in Wageningen Summer School

Most schools and universities in the Netherlands empty out during the summer holiday, but the Wageningen Campus is anything but empty. Every year, professionals and young people from all over the world participate in various Summer School programs. "The teachers are the best and you can take a look…

GreenTech Summit deep dives into the status of 'Autonomous Technology'

The GreenTech Summit takes place during GreenTech on 12 June and offers decision making investors, growers, breeders and suppliers an insider view on autonomous technology in horticulture, but also the shipping industry. Developments in autonomous technology create opportunities to reduce dependencies in…

"Using microscope cameras to detect pests and mold"

Dino-Lite, a company manufacturing USB digital microscope cameras and microscope eyepiece cameras, will participate in O’Cannabiz 2019 to be held in Toronto, April 26-27. “Dino-Lite Digital Microscopes are high quality imaging solutions with extreme versatility. They can be used handheld or on a stand to…

Exhibition time: Scam alert

Calls to book your hotel for an exhibition, forms to sign-up for the International Fairs Directory, e-mails to buy contact lists for major trade shows. Again we warn you not to answer any of these scamming companies that are targeting the horticultural trade fairs. Hotel scam "Good morning! I'm calling you regarding your hotel…

New insights into data with Artificial Intelligence

The horticultural sector faces great challenges in the coming years. In this new column GreenTech asks a few young entrepreneurs in the sector about the opportunities and threats they think their company has to deal with. In this article, the first in this section, GreenTech talks to Stijn Baan of…

May 23-24

US (NM): NMSU to host state's first hemp conference

New Mexico State University will offer the state’s first-ever workshop for industrial hemp producers in May. The two-day workshop, hosted by the College of Agricultural,…

April 15, 2019, Toronto

Intrexon to participate in Paradigm Capital Business Conference

Intrexon Corporation announced that Thomas D. Reed, PhD, Founder and Chief Science Officer, will present at the Paradigm Capital Biosynthesis Conference on April 15, 2019 in…

US (MO): UMSL training camp to help women and minorities to get into MMJ business

Of the tens of thousands of groups nationwide licensed to grow or sell marijuana, no more than two percent are minority-owned businesses, according to a nonprofit advocacy group. "That's not representative of the country we live in," said Roz McCarthy, founder of Minorities for Medical Marijuana. The…

Deadline GreenTech Innovation Award nearby!

Don't forget: Tomorrow is the final day to submit your latest innovations for this year's GreenTech Innovation Awards. On 11 June, the first day of GreenTech 2019, the winners…

US (PA): Millvale library to host cannabis education event

The Millvale Community Library is devoting April 20 — an annual holiday in cannabis culture — to educating the public about marijuana. The event, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., will consist of several local businesses that provide medical marijuana and cannabidiol — commonly known as CBD — products presenting…

May 22-24, Las Vegas

US (NV): Indoor Ag-Con announces full conference agenda

Indoor Ag-Con has announced the full conference schedule for the 7th annual edition, May 22-24, 2019, at Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas, NV. Featuring 50+ sessions, panel…

Israel: Photo report from CannaTech, Tel Aviv

From 1st to 2nd of April, Tel Aviv hosted the CannaTech and according to the organisers one thousand participants from 45 countries gathered in Tel Aviv to join the event. Over the past years, Israel has been among the leading countries in cannabis research. Israel legalized medical cannabis a few years…

Israeli medical cannabis growers present themselves at CannaTech

Yesterday the final day of the CannaTech took place and during the event several growers of medical cannabis presented themselves and their products. Currently there are eight growers authorised to grow cannabis for the medical market. With more companies expected to be certified within the next period,…

June 11 – 13, Amsterdam

Vertical/Indoor Farming Pavilion GreenTech tradeshow & café round table talks

Agritecture (AGR), FarmTech Society (FTS), vertical farm institute (vfi) and Greentech RAI are partnering to organize café round table talks with panel discussions and showcase international vertical/indoor farming startups along with established companies at the world’s most important horticulture…

Israel: CannaTech show and industry flourishing and struggling

This morning the final day of the CannaTech in Israel kicked off. The event presents an industry that's growing rapidly, eager to learn but at the same time faces challenges. CannaTech has its final day today As Israel has a history in professional growing that can be considered long for an industry as…

US (CA): Horticultural students visit cannabis farm

Students in Michael Gonella’s Plant Propagation course visited Coastal Blooms cannabis farm for an educational tour on March 21. As part of their Santa Barbara City College course, students learned from owner Ivan Van Wingerden about the operation of a single-crop production facility, mass-cloning of an…

US (MI): Two cannabis seminars to be held in Kansas City and St. Louis

Seminars will take place in Kansas City on April 2 and St. Louis on April 4. "The events will emphasize cultivation best practices, facility design, navigating the regulatory process, cannabis business management and more", the company explains. "The events feature a mix of experts from Nexus and…

US: New CannaTech summit to be held in Silicon Valley

Today, DCM, an early stage global venture capital firm, announced its inaugural Cannabis Technology Summit, CannTech, which will be held in the Silicon Valley. "Highly-curated…

June 12, Amsterdam

GreenTech Summit to focus on autonomous technology

GreenTech will open its doors for the fourth time at RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre, and this year from 11 - 13 June. The theme of the Summit will be: ‘Autonomous technology – a formula to accelerate business, professional horticulture beyond the green thumb’. The summit will be on 12 June, the second…

The Regional Water Authorities of Limburg contributes € 150,000 to a lectureship called ‘Soil'

Judith van de Mortel started as a lecturer for ‘Healthy plants in vital and sustainable soil’ at the HAS University of Applied Sciences in Venlo last year. This new lectureship focuses on the interaction between plants and the soil they grow in. The Regional Water Authorities of Limburg is now…

A Mastercourse in the Netherlands by Jungle Talks

Connecting the world of horticulture

The horticultural industry has been assigned a new mission: that of guiding the 'newly-born' cannabis industry. “Horticulture is an old industry, we have been growing in greenhouses for hundreds of years, especially in the Netherlands. The quantity of knowledge we have nowadays is impressive, yet we were…

June 12, Amsterdam

GreenTech Summit to focus on autonomous technology

GreenTech will open its doors for the fourth time at RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre, and this year from 11 - 13 June. The theme of the Summit will be: ‘Autonomous technology – a formula to accelerate business, professional horticulture beyond the green thumb’. The summit will be on 12 June, the second…

Companies gather in Tel Aviv for MMJ seminar

Israel and the Netherlands have had good trade relations for many years. Last week, several companies gathered in Tel Aviv for a seminar on horticulture focusing on Medicinal Cannabis. There were several interesting lectures and presentations on the program. One of Marco van der Velden, Head of the…

Photo report MJBizCon 2018

Horticulture reaches out to solve challenges in the cannabis market

Out of the 1000+ participants of the MJBizCon, a serious percentage has a background in horticulture or indoor farming. The industries tried to connect last week on the 7th edition of the show. We're not going to inform you again on the massive crowd finding its way to last week's MJBizCon exhibition in…


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