October 23, 2015
Consider Your Options With Greenhouse Cannabis Production
I’ve been thinking a lot about Cannabis. But wait, there’s more! All jokes aside, Cannabis is certainly a crop that comes fraught with controversy. Over the past few months, while we have been learning and reporting about the federal legality issues, financial risks and considerations and even the work and expense that goes into the application process to obtain a license to produce this crop, we have tried to remain as objective as possible. We’re not advocating that you produce Cannabis, nor are we opposing your choice to consider this crop as a future direction for your operation. Our goal in publishing eNewsletters and the print report found in the pages of the October issue of Greenhouse Grower, is simply to inform you of what production of this crop would include, from the challenges and risks to the opportunities. And no matter how you feel about the issue, as a business […]
May 18, 2017
MedMen Cannabis Production Facility in Nevada Nearly Complete
Construction is expected to be completed this summer on the facility, which will include a 26,000-square-foot greenhouse and a 19,000-square-foot extraction and production wing.
May 18, 2017
New Frontier Publishes Annual Report on the Cannabis Industry
The 2017 Cannabis Industry Annual Report provides an up-to-date perspective on the growth and transformation of the legal cannabis industry, and what it means for each segment of the market, including producers.
May 15, 2017
A Look Inside Florida’s Newest Cannabis Cultivation Facility
Knox Medical is officially open for business. Founded on more than a half century of plant growing knowledge at Knox Nursery, the new cannabis business offered a look at its cultivation lab late last year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.