Cannabis Crop Protection

May 14, 2017

2017 Cannabis Regulatory Outlook: A Game of Wait and See

Medical and adult use legalization measures are on the legislative agenda in a total of 37 states in 2017 — and there's a sentiment gaining steam that the new administration may not be so scary after all.

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May 1, 2017

Why I Turned Down a High-Paying Offer to Grow Cannabis (More Than Once)

Young growers have passion for all aspects of organic and sustainable growing. The key to not losing them to the cannabis industry, according to Kelly Vance, a Technical Consultant for Beneficial Insectary, may be nurturing their interests in these fields by aligning greenhouse production with sustainable growing practices.

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GGS Cannabis Production

April 19, 2017

Suppliers Can Offer Technical Solutions for New Cannabis Growers

Here’s a look at how a few manufacturers have partnered with growers to make their transition into cannabis a smooth one, whether it’s through hands-on guidance or partnering with other industry leaders.

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October 27, 2016

Large Cannabis Greenhouse On The Horizon In Massachusetts

A Colorado company is preparing to build the largest marijuana greenhouse in Massachusetts, a sprawling, high-tech complex that could eventually expand to nearly 1 million square feet, depending on whether voters in the state approve the sale of marijuana for recreational use in November.

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October 27, 2016

5 Things Cannabis Growers Should Look For In A Light Deprivation System

From automation to installation, here are five things you need to know when adding a light deprivation system to your cannabis greenhouse.

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The tradeshow at the Cannabis Business Summit & Expo — outside of the occasional 1960s vibe, perhaps — would feel familiar to most growers

October 26, 2016

Las Vegas Will Host Two Premier Cannabis Events In November

The Marijuana Business Conference And Expo and the World Of Cannabis Summit each take place in mid-November.

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Cannabis Close Up

October 26, 2016

Cannabis Growers Try To Become More Sustainable

As cannabis production continues to increase in some areas, one question seems to be coming up more and more: What is the most sustainable way to grow cannabis?

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October 24, 2016

Study Shows Effectiveness Of Growing Cannabis Under LED Lighting

The study, conducted by the Wageningen University & Research Centre in The Netherlands, shows some varieties of cannabis plants grown under LED lighting may produce more medicinally active substances than if they had been grown under other intensive lighting systems.

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October 21, 2016

How To Select The Best Nutrients For Growing Cannabis

With a little bit of knowledge about the requirements of cannabis plants and how they absorb and utilize nutrients, you can confidently select the products you need without breaking the bank.

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September 29, 2016

The 10 Most Common Misconceptions About Greenhouse Cannabis Production

In an emerging market such as cannabis, there can be a lot of bad information out there. One greenhouse supplier points out some common myths.

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September 28, 2016

Pennsylvania Greenhouse Grower Applying For Cannabis License

Allen Wagner of Wagner’s Greenhouse in Grandview, PA, hopes to become one of 25 applicants — among as many as 150 — chosen for a grower-processor license.

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September 28, 2016

How The November Election Might Affect The Legalization Of Cannabis

National polls indicate Americans are largely divided on the topic, while this year’s presidential candidates generally feel it’s a state issue.

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