Webinar: automation and light control in the greenhouse

Automation for lighting control in greenhouses is key to regulate the photoperiod to control flowering or to increase growth to increase crop quality and yield… Light is an essential element and it is not always available in its natural form to address our needs. Join us in this Argus Controls-sponsored…

NZ: MedCan 2021 central as cannabis industry poised to enter local market

"With over $100 million invested so far in New Zealand’s medicinal cannabis industry, 2021 is our year to shine,” says Dr. Zahra Champion, Executive Director of BioTechNZ and MedCan Summit 2021 organiser. Academics, researchers, government officials, doctors, businesspeople, investors, entrepreneurs and innovators,…

Viscon TV: Industry talks to keep you updated

Viscon TV is a brand new initiative by Viscon Group, providing inspiring studio sessions, podcasts and industry talks, by bringing together industry leaders to explore new trends, opportunities and sharing inspirational stories across the Agro&Food sector. The first episode of the series will feature an…

Opportunities for the Dutch in the growing Colombian medicinal cannabis sector

Eleven Dutch suppliers paid a virtual visit to Colombia between the 18th and 20th of May. By using an extensive program, the suppliers became familiar with the possibilities in Colombia and got in touch with the most important players in their fast-growing cannabis sector. NLinBusiness reports. Famous…

CAN (ON): BC Black Cherry genetics by Flowr wins Highlife Cannabis Cup

The Flowr Corporation's latest strain, BC Black Cherry, won the top award at the Highlife Cannabis Cup. The Highlife Cannabis Cup, which was organized by Sessions Enterprises, host and creators of ‘The Highlife’, is the first of its kind in Canada and featured three micro-cultivators and three licensed…

New University of Florida IFAS Extension Video:

Five tips on extra phosphorus for flowering (and other myths)

Dr. Paul Fisher from the University of Florida IFAS Extension presents Five Tips on Extra Phosphorus for Flowering (and Other Myths) in a new YouTube video. Fisher discusses research on how much phosphorus you really need for crops such as transplants, flowers, blueberries, and cannabis. Many growers and…

US (CA): Free webinars for cannabis growers to return

InSpire Transpiration Solutions has announced the return of its free webinar series designed specifically for cannabis cultivators. “Getting The Most Out Of Your Cannabis Phenotype” will take place on Thursday, May 27 at 10:00 a.m. PST. “In the fast-paced cannabis industry, new data is constantly…

Eteros Technologies breaks into U.S. market with expanding lineup of post-harvest equipment

Automating a labor-intensive industry

Bob Lawrence harvested his first hemp crop last year at Yoté Farms in the Southern Oregon town of Gold Hill, about 30 miles from the California border. The 1.5-acre farm yielded roughly 4,000 pounds of hemp for CBD and CBG, two cannabinoids sought after for their assortment of therapeutic benefits.  Lawrence…

Fluence Bioengineering

A webinar by Fluence

Past, present, and future of lighting technology in cannabis cultivation

It goes without saying that lighting is one of the most interesting and important aspects of large-scale cannabis cultivation. Research is catching up with the time when it was not allowed to study cannabis, and its momentum keeps building up. This also means that selecting a lighting solution for a…

Aurora Cannabis

DE: “Cannabis Research Class” at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin successfully concluded

The "Cannabis Research Class" (CRC) at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU), which was established to conduct research in the field of medical cannabis, has concluded after one year. The HU students focused on three research areas: the medical and nutritional use and effect of cannabis; medical…

US (NV): Second edition of "Demo in the Desert" to take place on May 13th

On Thursday, May 13, the second edition of "Demo in the Desert," hosted by Eteros Technologies, will take place. "The hands-on exhibition will feature live equipment demonstrations and tutorials from Mobius, Triminator and Green Vault Systems, three companies that are leading the way in developing…

Winners announced for the 2021 CEA Awards

The winners of the 2021 CEA Awards were announced today. These awards were established to recognize distinguished individuals and organizations in the Controlled Environment…

"Unlock your plant's potential" workshop to highlight best management practices for cannabis production

For over 35 years, A&L Canada Laboratories has been educating and supporting the agri-food industry by providing analytical and agronomic information to optimize production practices. This spring, A&L introduces Cannabis Production Workshop co-sponsored with Hawthorne Gardening Company. The event will…

US (NY): Syracuse University to offer cannabis education program

The expanding cannabis industry is creating a demand for qualified workers with a broad range of skills. According to Business Wire, cannabis is the fastest growing industry in America. To address the critical need for workers in the industry, Syracuse University is partnering with Green Flower to offer…

Kyle Detwiler, CEO of Clever Leaves, to participate in AMA

It seems as if cannabis executives have a soft spot for Reddit, as now it is the turn of Kyle Detwiler, CEO of Clever Leaves, to jump onto the social media stage to participate in an AMA (Ask Me Anything); we have seen in the past TerrAscend, Aphria, High Tide, and even former controversial MedMen CEO…

US (AZ): Cannabis classes to launch in Tucson

With sales at $17.5 billion, the US based legal cannabis industry is a huge industry which is growing exponentially. Behind all of this new business is a highly specialized industry - the equipment supply and expertise that it takes to build a successful grow operation. Enter GrowersHouse – one of the…

Potential for Medical cannabis, Industrial hemp and CBD production in the UK discussed ahead of Agri-TechE event

"CBD oil is a multimillion pound industry but UK growers must detroy their crop"

In 2010, UK consumers spent £300m on Cannabidiol (CBD) products, which are promoted widely as a legal means to relieve pain, lower inflammation and decrease anxiety without psychoactive effects. However, all CBD oil sold in the UK is imported, as although UK farmers can grow industrial hemp for its…

postponed event will combine online & offline

GreenTech to take place again in September 2021

It will be a bit later than the previously announced dates in June, but coming September the suits can go back to the dry cleaners and it will really be time to say goodbye to your corona-hair. Then all growers, suppliers, investors and other stakeholders are welcome again at GreenTech. Physically in…

US (NM): New Mexico State University students grow, study hemp cultivars on campus

With hemp cultivation now underway in New Mexico, researchers and students at New Mexico State University are embarking on new studies to help crop growers produce high-quality strains suitable for marketplaces.  In one project, students in Geno Picchioni’s upper-division greenhouse management class in NMSU’s…

US (CA): Santa Barbara City College horticulture students get hands-on cannabis farming education

Santa Barbara City College horticulture students headed into the field on April 2 to learn about greenhouse cannabis farming in Carpinteria. Students toured Headwaters farm on Foothill Road as part of the hemp cultivation portion of their curriculum. Cannabis and hemp are closely related. Students…

US (IL): Shawnee Community College receives $70,000 to establish cannabis industry workforce training program

Cannabis cultivation company aerīz, which has a production facility in Anna, Illinois, has donated $70,000 to Shawnee Community College to establish a cannabis industry workforce training program. The college will begin developing an education and training curriculum aimed at preparing individuals for…

webinar Tuesday April 13

How to manage plant stress and improve crop performance

Registrations for the WayBeyond webinar 'How to manage plant stress and improve crop performance' are now open. For this interview-style webinar, guest expert Dr. Nadia Sabeh Ph.D (AKA Dr. Greenhouse) will be sharing her insights on the importance of VPD for growing healthy and productive plants. If you…

US (NJ): Stockton University's cannabis and hemp research institute to offer lab testing and education

A new Cannabis and Hemp Research Institute at Stockton University (CHRIS) will provide education, research and resources for the local and national market. The new institute builds on the Cannabis Studies academic programs at Stockton to develop research focusing on hemp cultivation practices,…


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