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Cultivation

November 12, 2019
System to Grow Cannabis Indoors More Easily Wins Start-Up Competition

As rain fell outside, more than 120 people filed into the Questrom School of Business auditorium last Thursday for the third annual [email protected] Cannabis Start-Up Competition. The popular event provides a platform for BU-led start-up teams to present their businesses in a think-tank-style competition, with a prize of $10,000 and... more »
Finola flower with frostlike trichomes.

November 7, 2019
Study: The Frostier The Flower, The More Potent The Cannabis

Cannabis flowers with the most mushroom-shaped hairs pack the biggest cannabinoid and fragrance punch, according to new research from the University of British Columbia. While the cannabis leaf is iconic, it's the chemicals produced by the tiny, frostlike hairs on cannabis flowers that give the plant its psychoactive and medicinal... more »

October 11, 2019
Fotonica Launches DLED Lighting System

Israel-based Fotonica recently introduced the EVA 3 DLED (dynamic LED) smart lighting system which utilizes a unique electrical technology that enables growers to implement ‘Light Growth’ protocols that enhance crop yield and reduce energy consumption. EVA 3 achieves this by converting electrical currents only to the required wavelengths without exhausting... more »

Utah medical marijuana

September 23, 2019
Emissions from cannabis growing facilities may impact air quality

The same chemicals responsible for the pungent smell of a cannabis plant may also contribute to air pollution on a much larger scale, according to new research from the Desert Research Institute (DRI) and the Washoe County Health District (WCHD) in Reno, Nevada. A scientist from... more »
USDA hemp insurance coverage

August 28, 2019
Crop Insurance Now Available to Hemp Farmers

Certain industrial hemp growers will be able to obtain insurance coverage under the Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) program for crop year 2020. USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced coverage for hemp grown for fiber, flower or seeds, which will be available to producers who are in areas covered by USDA-approved... more »

August 26, 2019
Green Hygienics acquires 824-Acre Hemp Cultivation Property

Green Hygienics, a full-scope, science-driven hemp cultivation and branding company, has announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of the 824-acre Potrero Ranch Property near San Diego, California. The company will utilize the land and buildings for industrial hemp for CBD cultivation. The land area is flat, arable and... more »

June 27, 2019
Rancho Tissue Technologies Enters Hemp/CBD Markets

Rancho Tissue Technologies is entering the hemp and hemp/CBD markets, offering clean, high-quality, true-to-type tissue culture and propagation of hemp. "With 40 years of tissue culture experience, I regularly receive requests from growers wanting tissue=cultured microcuttings and liners of popular hemp selections or of their own genetics," says Owner and... more »

June 17, 2019
Tips For Setting Up A Cannabis Grow

No matter what kind of grower you are, there is no doubt that cannabis cultivation has crossed your mind. It can be a difficult market to break into, so two experts sat down to answer a few questions and explain some of the best practices for producing high-quality cannabis and... more »

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