New highlights Greentech Amsterdam

The program of GreenTech Amsterdam, from 14 – 16 June at RAI Amsterdam, has been supplemented by new highlights such as ‘Tomato virus’, ‘Digital phenotyping’, and ‘Peat alternatives’. The new day-to-day highlights are presented below. Vision Theater: Wednesday 15 June 13.30 – 14.15 hrs: Vision towards predictive…

International events bring the Plant Empowerment principles to growers around the world

A number of live international events are helping growers worldwide to learn more about the Plant Empowerment philosophy. The series kicked off with a presentation in Kazakhstan in mid-April. The next stop for the Plant Empowerment roadshow will be Canada in mid-May, followed by two sessions in the…

HortiContact brings industry together

Difficult times bring new challenges to Dutch growers

It's been more than two years since the Dutch horticultural industry got to meet up at their annual national event, the HortiContact show. This year though, the show has finally come back, yet there are new challenges that have crippled a warm reunion. High energy prices, high raw material prices, and…

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Zayndu extends ‘try before you buy’ offer to on-site evaluations of new Aurora Z25

Clean seed and rapid germination – Zayndu presents new data at CEA 4.0

Successful customer evaluations have brought forward the launch of Zayndu’s Aurora Z25, which uses 'activated air' to disinfect seeds without water or chemicals. The company is also extending its ‘try before you buy’ offer to enable customers to see the benefits of the complete system running in their…

Sibusiso Xaba, ACA Group:

Africa: “Opening up the domestic cannabis market would help many struggling growers”

“The African cannabis industry is about 3-7 years behind compared to the rest of the world. While many growers are unable to integrate into an international supply chain due to the high standards, a domestic market would benefit them greatly,” says Sibusiso Xaba, Co-Founder and CEO of ACA Group (Africa…

Ushio introduces 1000 W HPS lamp at 2200 µmol/s

"Every µmol counts when energy costs are dramatically rising"

With the introduction of another new lamp development, the Horturion® HPS 1000 W Suprema, Ushio contributes to maximizing energy efficiency while offering the highest possible output. "The new Horturion ® HPS 1000 W Suprema delivers an output of 2200 µmol/s, making it the most efficient 1000 W HPS lamp…

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Webinar, June 16

Nursing every growth stage of medicinal cannabis

Join BVB Substrates and their external speakers in this exciting 1-hour webinar and learn about different stages in the development of medicinal plants.Date and timeJune 16th, 20225pm – London (BST), 6pm – Amsterdam (CEST) Program"During this dynamic webinar, we will visit various topics relevant to the…

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US (MA): "We are the only cannabis company involved in the festival"

Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival is back again this year at the Mass MOCA campus in North Adams. The three-day live festival held on Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29th, is almost sold out, as fans greatly anticipate the return of live music.Berkshire Roots recently announced their partnership and exclusive…

October 5 & 6

Canadian Greenhouse Conference returns as in-person event

Mark your calendars! The Canadian Greenhouse Conference returns to Niagara Falls on October 5 & 6, 2022. Planning is underway for a strong return to an in-person event. The…

18th May

NZ: In-person and online workshop for all undercover crop growers

On May 18th, all NZ undercover crop growers are invited for a workshop, which can be attended both online and in person. Topics covered: • Virus Management • Mitigating Pests…

Picture time: Technical suppliers find their way to GreenTech Americas

Last week, the GreenTech Americas took place in Santiago de Querétaro. The show showed remarkable growth and welcomed over 150 technical suppliers, plus of course visitors from Mexico and North America. Despite the challenges in the Mexican market, growers are looking to adopt new techniques to gain…

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US (NJ): "Sustaining any new business is challenging, but cannabis challenges are increased"

Starting this summer, Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will offer specialized programs in the cannabis business. These include the College’s New Jersey Cannabis Licensing Workshop, Associate in Science in Business Administration, Option in Cannabis Studies, and Cannabis Business Agent and Business…

25 to 27 May 2022

Agritechnica Asia & Horti Asia set to receive agri-community

As international travel restrictions to Thailand and the region ease further, next month from 25 to 27 May 2022, the agricultural and horticultural machinery community for Asia is awaited - in-person - at the Agritechnica Asia & Horti Asia trade fair in Bangkok, Thailand. Guided by sustainability-led…

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US (CA): New training program to prepare growers for successful harvests

Teamsters Local 1932, a labor union of over 14,000 members across Southern California's Inland Empire region, has announced the availability of twenty scholarships for a new cannabis cultivation training certification program based out of the union's new training center in San Bernardino. "This union is…

May 18

Exchanging knowledge at new cannabis meeting in Uruguay

After the successful event held in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, in March this year, Plantalux decided to organize a second edition. This time the event will be in Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay. "We have been cooperating there with a local partner for a few years now, and together we have…

BizCann Expo

BizCann Expo, May 21-22

Colombia: "Boost your cannabis business in Medellin"

Cannabis entrepreneurs, brand owners, and enthusiasts are all invited to the next edition of BizCann Expo in Medellín, Colombia this May 21-22nd 2022. Having hosted trade shows in numerous cities of the US, BizCann Expo is happy to announce their upcoming event in Medellin, helping local businesses…

Takeaways from the Legal Cannabis Coalition's symposium

Bringing together the knowledge of two important cannabis markets with much future potential left. That is what occurred yesterday at a well-visited symposium in Lisbon, Portugal. The event was organized by the Dutch Legal Cannabis Coalition (LCC) and WISE Healthcare Solutions, and brought together many…

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Plastic waste in the cannabis industry is a growing problem

US (FL): Earth Day beach cleanup initiative with Ocean Recovery Group

In honor of Earth Day, AE Global (AEG), a custom packaging design company and supply chain solution provider, today announced it is joining 4G Recycling, its joint venture and event sponsor Ocean Recovery Group (ORG), and Clean Miami Beach for a beach cleanup. Together with 100 volunteers, they will…

Next newsletter Tuesday April 19th

Happy Easter!

On behalf of the MMJDaily team, we want to wish you a Happy Easter! We can hardly believe either it's that time of the year already, but we're hoping, if applicable, you're having a great Good Friday…

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Canadian cannabis event will soon be back with over 3500 attendees

Cannabis enthusiasts, traders, cultivators and allied industries are invited to attend the O’Cannabis Expo & Awards from June 1-3, 2022 In Toronto, Canada. After the last year’s rescheduling, the O’Cannabiz Conference is back this year for a physical 3-day event. The team is grateful to the exhibitors,…

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Webinar, April 20

Costa Rica: "Understanding the new regulations is key to entering the market"

Cannabis Industry Association Costa Rica, invites you to join Massimo Manzi, Executive Director of PROMED in Costa Rica and Tim Morales, CEO of Hemp CR Inc on April 20th, 2022 at 11 am pst- 2 pm est, to learn “What’s in the new Costa Rican medical cannabis and hemp bill #21388” "With the final medical…

challenges for growers and suppliers

Photo Report: Fruit Logistica - an update of the global horticultural market

Whether you spoke to growers or suppliers at the Fruit Logistica exhibition in Berlin, the general sentiment is that this isn't an easy time for anyone. Rising energy prices are an acute problem for growers, but in the longer term, there are more threats. The prices of fertilizers, for example, or of…

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US (IL): Expanding career opportunities for underrepresented communities

On Thursday, April 7, 2022 the first event kicked off, in a partnership between NCIA and Green Enterprise’s HBCU College to Career Initiative to bring career empowerment to HBCU students and alumni (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) starting at Chicago State University.   This significant initiative expands…

Dr. Greenhouse

A workshop by Dr. Greenhouse

Unpacking the complexity of HVAC

No matter where you grow, it may be an indoor farm, a greenhouse, or a vertical farm; there’s one thing they have in common: climate management. Being one of the biggest challenges of every grower, Dr. Greenhouse, Inc. is hosting a workshop on May 5-6, in Sacramento, CA. The workshop will touch upon a variety of topics, all…

Presentation of new TraySpacer during Fruit Logistica

Bosman Van Zaal's new TraySpacer is a patented reusable tray that can be extended in a checkerboard pattern, so that plant material can be spread out automatically and without damage. The system was first used on a large scale last year at Soli Organic, a company specializing in advanced herb cultivation…

Photo report: Protected Cropping Australia Conference 2022

As this year's Protected Cropping Australia Conference comes to an end, the date and city have already been set for next year's event. PCA has announced that it will be in Brisbane from July 17-20, returning to Queensland after the last conference was on the Gold Coast in 2019. Click here to view the…

Australian PC Strategy 2021-2030

"It's important to develop profitable and diversified value chains across protected cropping"

Hort Innovation has highlighted three key areas as part of the Australian Protected Cropping Strategy to deliver results for the sector over the next decade. Speaking at the Protected Cropping Australia (PCA) Conference 2022 at Coffs Harbour, Hort Innovation's Head of Research & Development Byron de Kock…

"The industry is estimated to be growing at around 5-7 per cent in Australia. That's phenomenal growth."

Protected Cropping Australia Conference 2022 launches in Coffs Harbour

Protected Cropping Australia (PCA) says while the horticulture industry has been through a challenging period with the COVID-19 pandemic, extreme weather events and market disruptions in recent times, there are some exciting times ahead. The organisation's bi-annual conference was launched today at Coffs…

Symposium on April 20, 2022

Better cannabis through collaboration: sharing the knowledge of Portugal and The Netherlands

Join the Legal Cannabis Coalition and WISE Healthcare Solutions as they bring together the best of Portugal and The Netherlands, for a full day of sharing knowledge, experiences, and services to support the Portuguese cannabis market. Presentations will cover all aspects of the production process of…

Hopes to repeat last year's $20 million dollar project pipeline

"Our partnership provides a superior range of services unmatched in Africa"

GreenZone and AEssenseGrows are formalizing their business relationship for the southern African continent at the Cannabis Expo 2022 in Cape Town, South Africa from March 24-27. This team will deliver complete production facility support for GMP/GACP precision medical cannabis. Building off of the…

Floriade

Floriade 2022

Raising awareness on medicinal cannabis at Dutch horticulture expo

In order to raise awareness of the Dutch medicinal cannabis program, Bedrocan will be present at the Floriade Expo together with the Institute for Medicinal Cannabis Netherlands and the OMC for the next six months. More than two million visitors are expected at this world horticultural exhibition from…

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US state treasurers discuss cannabis banking challenges

State treasures from across the U.S. participated in a panel on Tuesday that focused on federal cannabis banking reform as part of a three-day conference organized by the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) that was attended by stakeholders and congressional officials. Moderated by Colorado…

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March 26

US (IL): Cannabis symposium to highlight research and modern production techniques

A hemp and cannabis symposium at the SIU-C campus will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 26, featuring speakers knowledgeable about cannabis-based research and exhibitors who can explain modern production techniques, as well as consumer products. The half-day symposium will be held in the SIU…

First speakers confirmed for the Indoor AgTech 2022

It's happening again, the Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit 2022, which will take place in New York City on June 23 and 24. But now, we get to meet in person again. At the event growers, retailers, investors, seed companies and technology providers will meet to network and cultivate new commercial…

CEA 4.0 comes back stronger with renewed program for 6 & 20 May 2022

Accelerating the development, advancement and efficiency of indoor farming

“This edition of Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) 4.0 will focus on the current evolution of the indoor farming industry to explore how policy is developing with its…

Plantalux

March 18

North Macedonia: Cannabis experts meet to share insights after years of research and projects

Park Hotel & SPA (Skopje, North Macedonia) will gather cannabis representatives on 18th March at Cannabis Meeting Skopje. During the event companies from the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Greece and Poland will share their knowledge and insights they gathered over the years spent on research and…

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Partnership to produce cannabis business events

The Arcview Group announced a joint venture with McVeigh Global Meetings and Events in a deal that will pair the two companies’ expertise producing business events worldwide. Operating under the name Arcview Events & Experiences, the new partnership will conduct the Arcview Group’s virtual and in-person…

Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade

US (IL): First cannabis company to sponsor the Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade

CannaTrac Technology will be a corporate sponsor for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 12, put on by Plumbers Local 130 U.A., as the first cannabis company involved in a corporate sponsorship for the event. “It’s an honor to be the first cannabis-related company to sponsor the Chicago St.…

May 25-27

Agritechnica Asia & Horti Asia event in Thailand awaits 300 international exhibitors

With three months to go before the in-person trade fair Agritechnica Asia & Horti Asia, 25-27 May 2022 at the BITEC exhibition grounds in Bangkok, registered exhibitors from 26 countries have greeted the news this month that quarantine for vaccinated travelers to Thailand is no longer needed. Supported…

April 27-29

Second edition of GreenTech Americas in full preparation

GreenTech Americas is getting ready for their second edition on Wednesday 27, Thursday 28 and Friday 29 April in Querétaro Congress Center (QCC), Mexico. Mexico and its region Americas has a huge market potential for the horticulture industry. The show is a platform where innovative horticultural…

Photo report: Indoor Ag-Con 2022

This week the Indoor Ag-Con took place in Las Vegas. We already updated you briefly on the trends in the industry - now it's picture time! The event combines a two-day conference with a trade show. Prior to this, a get-together was organized. Sponsored by Signify, participants were invited to join for an evening of Golf and Networking.…

27-29 September 2022

8th edition Seed meets Technology

The organization of Seed meets Technology is getting ready for the eighth edition of the event, especially for the seed technology sector. From 27 to 29 September 2022 everyone is welcome again in West-Friesland, in the Seed Valley. For more information and to register, click here.  Seed meets Technology,…

Vivid atmosphere on first day of Indoor Ag-Con

How do you optimize energy in your CEA facility, what sensors do you really need and what can you actually do with AI in your growing facility? Those are just some topics discussed on the first day of the Indoor Ag-Con, which takes place this week in Las Vegas, US. The event, also addressed challenges…

How to solve cultivators’ most pressing challenges

Bringing horticultural growers and plant sap analysis into the cannabis industry

Cannabis growers face many challenges, from lowering production costs to finding the right varieties to grow. Ryan Douglas of Ryan Douglas Cultivation wants to help cultivation businesses maximize their profits or make what they are doing more efficient. Therefore, he will soon be organizing a virtual…

Horticulturalists from Gulf region present in Dutch Pavilion at World Expo in Dubai

Last Wednesday, 23 February 2022, Hoogendoorn Growth Management, together with a number of partners and clients such as Agritek, Silal, and Koppert Biological Systems, organized an exclusive event in the Dutch Pavilion during the Expo 2020 in Dubai. During this event, they shared all the in's and out's…


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