Cannabis Cultivation and Solar: Improving Energy Efficiency in the Industry
The cannabis industry’s ecological footprint is not as green as we think, but solar may help.
There’s nothing a cannabis cultivator enjoys more than harvesting the dense, fragrant buds at the end of a successful grow. However, getting there takes a touch of finesse, as well as an understanding of basic plant biology. Getting the early parts of the growing process right is essential to reaping a dream yield.
As James Bradley and his associates ended one project in Las Vegas, they were left seeking a new opportunity. With a philosophy that perfection is not a destination, but a journey – he and his team set out to revolutionize LED lighting systems and join the momentum in a budding industry.
This week, CannabisTech took the opportunity to speak with Ally Monk, CEO of MotorLeaf, about this crystal ball technology designed for tomatoes, cannabis, and anything else produced under the sun… (or grow lights).
Pest control is a significant concern in the cannabis industry and not all pest solutions are created equally. In this webcast, Todd Statzer and Ellis Smith walk us through some of the critical factors to set up a successful IPM program.
Big things are happening in the rolling landscape surrounding the industrial city of Hamilton, Ontario. In a 30,000ft subterranean bunker, partially hidden from view thanks to its living grass roof, Green Relief is growing medical marijuana using aquaponics.
This month on Ask A Hempster, Carell heads to a Boulder Colorado hemp farm to visit with Andrew Purnell, Master Grower. Andrew explains the difficulty of growing from seed in the field and provides an overview of the preferred cloning method.
Why should cannabis growers concern themselves with vapor pressure deficit (VPD) in their grow operation? It is an interesting approach, and while it is definitely an advanced environmental measurement technique, it's worth exploring for indoor grow rooms.
In a recent press release, CO2 Gro Inc., formerly Blue Ocean Nutrasciences, announced it is moving closer to gaining approval for use of its patented CO2 Foliar Spray by Canadian Licensed Producers (LP) of cannabis. The recent decision by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory agency declares the product does not meet the definition of a pesticide according to the Pest Control Products Act.