Technique

Karen Mayberry, Trym:

“In addition to traceability, growers needed a way to improve their operations”

"With many state markets seeing substantial price compression, cannabis businesses need to focus on improving efficiency and yields. Our software was designed to help cultivators achieve both," says Karen Mayberry, Co-Founder & CMO of Trym. Trym is a cultivation software powering commercial cannabis…

WUR develops apps for 3D image recognition

In order to do their job, many robots need good visual information about the crop or fruit. These images are now mainly available in 2D. 3D images could give the robot even more information, such as the size and shape of a fruit. There are cameras that can take such images, but they are traditionally…

3-in-1 sensor to simultaneously monitor soil-based production

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd is a Japanese manufacturer of electrical components and multi-functional modules ever since 1944. Among the company's product catalogues are various soil sensors that are designed to continuously measure the conditions in agricultural environments. Murata soil sensors have…

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Curly top disease of hemp in California is caused by mild-type strains of beet curly top virus

Interest in industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa) as a potential crop led to the establishment of commercial fields in a number of counties in California in 2019 and 2020. Plants in these fields developed different types of virus-like symptoms. The most prevalent type was stunted and bushy plants with…

Lucid Green:

Solution to eliminate secondary stickering and drive operational efficiencies

Lucid Green, an intelligent UPC platform launched LucidRetail LITE, a new solution and first-of-its-kind Chrome extension that makes inventory intake faster and more cost-effective by removing the need to sticker products.  Cannabis is one of the fastest-growing industries, but crippling regulatory requirements…

Controlled retting for consistent and high quality

With the current practice of dew-retting hemp stalks, the retting conditions are determined by the weather and the fungi in the soil. Dew retting is the process of separating fibers and wood in the hemp stalk for industrial uses with moisture and fungi on the farmland. This uncertainty makes it…

AI and machine learning in vertical farming

"In a vertical farm, the major operating costs are attributed to energy use, of which artificial lighting is one of the main components. Reducing this cost is critical if controlled environment agriculture is to become a more profitable production method, and this is the main problem we are trying to…

How can mobile racking and multi-tier cultivation benefit your operation?

How can mobile racking and multi-tier cultivation benefit your operation?  Space maximization. Pipp’s mobile racking allows for increased crop production, as there is a single mobile aisle that can effortlessly move between rows when and where access is needed, compared to fixed racking or benching, which…

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Cloned cannabis cells with 12 times more potency are grown in Israeli bioreactor

An Israeli company has cloned hemp cells and used a bioreactor to grow them into a substance with all the active compounds of cannabis and 12 times the potency. BioHarvest Sciences says the breakthrough could make the medical benefits of cannabis available in cheaper, cleaner, and greener forms. It has…

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Greentech enters cannabis market with new air quality solutions

Greentech is entering the cannabis market with a line of air purification products designed specifically for air quality improvement at cultivation facilities, dispensaries, and independent grow houses that will mitigate odor while reducing airborne VOCs. Greentech offers the only filters on the market…

“Energy efficient, increased nutrient uptake, fighting bacteria”

Using cold plasma technology to disinfect and oxygenate irrigation water

“In addition to its energy efficiency benefits, plasma-activated water with high levels of dissolved oxygen (DO) can lead to increased nutrient uptake without unnecessary overapplication of fertilizers. Moreover, the use of cold plasma to create reactive oxygen species (ROS) can inactivate or destroy…


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