Thursday, September 21, 2017

Grow & Hort

Grow & Hort
From disruptive innovation to the wireless and LED explosion, the lighting sector is in a renaissance, delivering record profits and yields. Late last year, the expo circuit was abuzz when Scotts Miracle-Gro bought the fabled Dutch lighting and hydroponic...
Cannabis helped spur innovative indoor growing; now, technology gives your farm a brain. You know that sound like an elevator at the beginning of Pink Floyd’s “Welcome to the Machine?” Imagine that sound as the elevator comes to a stop....
Phat Panda from Grow Ops is smart, strategic, and dominating the Washington State flower market. It’s been several months since I toured the Grow Op Farms operation, located in a massive 100,000-square-foot industrial building abutting the Spokane, Washington, train tracks,...
Pesticides are a problem. As testing becomes more prevalent (but not yet industrially regulated or standardized), media reports abound about cannabis samples testing positive for pesticides. Late last year, Berkeley’s Steep Hill Labs reported an astounding 84 percent of...
Conserving massive amounts of water when cultivating cannabis in Los Angeles is almost as easy as turning on the tap. Cultivating cannabis indoors offers a big environmental bonus: water conservation. In Los Angeles, our municipal water supply is pretty...
“The reality is regulation often lags behind innovation.” —Bill Maris, Google founder. Schedule I designation for cannabis always has been a legitimate concern for industry pioneers, stakeholders, patients, and advocates. But with the rise of legalization, serious issues also lurk...
The popular event featuring Northern California farmers came to Moorpark for a relaxed weekend of business and fun. MOORPARK, Calif. – Southern California was once again treated to fine sun-grown, Northern California cannabis this weekend, courtesy of The Emerald Exchange...
Jesse Peters is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, cannabis entrepreneur, grower, and activist. Now, thanks to clean energy, he’s also a full-fledged environmentalist. Eco Firma Farms, of which Peters is the chief executive officer, is Oregon’s first carbon-neutral indoor...
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – The fourth installation of The Emerald Exchange returns to Southern California this weekend for two days of exposure to and engagement with a select group of farmers from Northern California. Building on the success of previous...
Twenty years ago, Jesse Levin’s father, Marc Levin, launched NCM Dust and Odor Control to assist companies with treating odors and dust at landfills, transfer stations, compost facilities, and remediation projects. For the past thirteen years, Jesse, 37, has...

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