CAN (ON): Niagara College’s cannabis program granted license to grow industrial hemp

Niagara College’s commercial cannabis production program has been given the green light for industrial hemp cultivation, giving students hands-on learning and academic research opportunities. A release from the college said the program obtained a licence from Health Canada to cultivate the crop, a…

September 24, 4:00pm

CEA lighting controls: bridging the gap between research and commercial facilities

Horticultural lighting systems have gone through a rapid developmental process over the last 5 years. Advances in LED technology have allowed commercial manufacturers to more than double the electric energy-to-light conversion efficiency of horticultural lighting systems. Meanwhile, researchers continue…

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SVG: PM tours medicinal cannabis facilities

Last Friday, September 10, 2021, Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves headed a team on a tour of five medicinal cannabis facilities as the country continues its thrust in the establishment of the medical cannabis industry. The delegation, which also included Dr Jerrol Thompson CEO of the Medicinal Cannabis…

Dutch government drops self-quarantine rules just in time for GreenTech

As of 22 September, vaccinated travelers from so-called high-risk countries such as the US and the UK will no longer have to self-quarantine when visiting the Netherlands and as of 25 September, it will no longer be mandatory to keep a 1.5-meter distance. The Dutch government announced these rules…

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Go for GreenTech and Innovation Awards 2021

Is it really going to happen again? Can an exhibition be organized in the Netherlands? Can people be received in the RAI in Amsterdam again? Yes, says the organization of GreenTech. With the announcement of the nominations for the GreenTech Innovation Award, they are showing that they are ready for…

Separate fact from fiction with DesignLights Consortium’s horticultural LED webinar

The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) will host a webinar on Wednesday, September 8, aimed at helping growers and other stakeholders learn the facts about LED horticultural lighting, while debunking common misconceptions about the technology and its effectiveness. “Mythbusting! Horticultural LED Lighting”…

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US (CO): Jushi's Vice President of Cultivation Operations, Josh Malman honored with cannabis leadership award

Jushi’s Vice President of Cultivation Operations, Josh Malman has been selected as a recipient of a 2021 Cannabis Leadership Award, which honors cannabis industry professionals who exemplify the leadership qualities needed to inspire and empower those around them and who work to better the industry and…

US (CO): urban-gro to speak and exhibit at International Cannabis Business Conference

urban-gro will speak and exhibit at the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) on August 26-27, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. Lucas Targos, Vice President of Facility Integration, will speak on "Cannabis Technology Revolutionizing an Emerging Industry" at 2:20 pm CET. urban-gro's sales and…

US (CO): Governor gives South Park creators cannabis-themed license plates honoring ‘Tegridy’

The governor of Colorado on Friday presented the creators of South Park with souvenir license plates that pay homage to the fictional marijuana company Tegridy Farms that’s featured in multiple episodes of the comedy series. And he said one of the show’s most popular stoner characters would make a good…

US (MA): TSRgrow to sponsor Cannabis Cultivation Competition presented by theFarmacist and Solar Cannabis Co. in Somerset, MA

TSRgrow is excited to announce their sponsorship of the Cultivator’s Cup hosted by theFarmacist and Solar Cannabis Co. The two day Cannabis culture festival is happening Labor Day weekend, starting Friday, September 3rd and concluding Saturday, September 4th, 2021 in Somerset, MA. The 21+ event is…

US (IL): Kishwaukee College to offer cannabis and hemp cultivation certificate starting in fall 2021

Kishwaukee College will offer a new certificate in cannabis and hemp cultivation starting in Fall 2021. Kish was one of seven community colleges in Illinois selected for the Cannabis Community College Vocational Pilot Program. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced Kish as an inaugural license…

ZA: High expectations for growth of cannabis industry on Garden Route

Plettenberg Bay hosted its inaugural cannabis festival at the weekend with high expectations of boosting the green economy and educating the region about it, and announcing a cannabis academy to be launched in the town soon.  The Garden Route Canna Cup was held at the Piesang Valley Community Hall to promote…

US (MA): Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo to feature educational sessions on cannabis cultivation

Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo will feature five educational sessions on growing cannabis on November 4, 2021 with this schedule: 9:00 am Cannabis Biology and Stock Plant Production, Allison Justice  10:30 am How to Use Light in Cannabis Production, Youbin Zheng  1:30 pm The Most Common Cannabis Pests and…

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How do Eugenius and Health Pharms grow their flower power?

BIOS, a NASA spinoff in horticultural lighting, recently hosted a webinar with Trey Willison from Eugenius and Nice Robertson from Healthy Pharms. In this webinar they discussed how rebates can help the move from HPS to LED, lessons they’ve learned, and much more. You can watch this webinar on the BIOS…

Webinar: Key performance indicators for cannabis growers

InSpire Transpiration Solutions has announced another event in its free webinar series designed specifically for cannabis cultivators this month. “Measuring Success: Cannabis Cultivation Key Performance Indicators” will take place on Thursday, July 29 at 10:00 a.m. PST. “Along with sales and income,…

US (MD): UMD celebrates first graduating class for Masters in Medical Cannabis, first of its kind in the country

Medical cannabis was legalized in Maryland in 2014. Shortly after that, the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy started looking into developing a medical cannabis program. They created the first graduate program for this field in the country, the Master of Science in Medical Cannabis Science and…

August 2

Greenhouse training online courses costing and profitability

Accurately estimate production cost and profit for your greenhouse or nursery business by taking Costing & Profitability, which is the third course in 2021 of the…

September 28-30

GreenTech reveals theme and outline program

The theme of GreenTech Live & Online, from 28 – 30 September at the RAI Amsterdam, will be ‘Happy Food Healthy Flowers’. This theme is central in the programming during the exhibition, where more than 50 knowledge sessions can be followed in 2 theatres. In The Xpert Theatre the focus is on more in-depth…


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