Insights

Looking for a tip on what product, nutrient, or technology to add to your growroom or greenhouse? Check out the insights from industry experts that will help you become a better cultivator.



A robot watering a cannabis garden. A robot watering a cannabis garden. A robot watering a cannabis garden. A robot watering a cannabis garden.


With a wide array tools and tech available, Kent Gruetzmacher examines the latest automation trends in marijuana cultivation.

Organic Cannabis & the Cannabis Certification Council Organic Cannabis & the Cannabis Certification Council Organic Cannabis & the Cannabis Certification Council Organic Cannabis & the Cannabis Certification Council


Establishing a certified organic certification standard for cannabis products is no easy task.

The Art of Re-Vegging Cannabis Plants to Save Space The Art of Re-Vegging Cannabis Plants to Save Space The Art of Re-Vegging Cannabis Plants to Save Space The Art of Re-Vegging Cannabis Plants to Save Space


Re-vegging is a technique that will help create great clones and save precious space in your facility or grow area.

Bayer's greenhouse Bayer's greenhouse Bayer's greenhouse Bayer's greenhouse


With state-of-the-art technology and a seven-acre greenhouse grand opening in Arizona, Bayer is upping the ante when it comes to...

Grower inside a cannabis grow facility Grower inside a cannabis grow facility Grower inside a cannabis grow facility Grower inside a cannabis grow facility


If optimal cannabis production is the goal, growers, consultants, property owners, and architects must all work together to ensure success.

Petri dish of mold next to dried cannabis. Petri dish of mold next to dried cannabis. Petri dish of mold next to dried cannabis. Petri dish of mold next to dried cannabis.


With inhalation being the primary method of delivery, cannabis containing potentially deadly microbes can “pass” current screening laws in...

Flowering cannabis plant under LED grow lights. Flowering cannabis plant under LED grow lights. Flowering cannabis plant under LED grow lights. Flowering cannabis plant under LED grow lights.


Proper science, not marketing, should be the only priority when defining lighting metrics.

Extreme Cannabis Growing in the Mojave Extreme Cannabis Growing in the Mojave Extreme Cannabis Growing in the Mojave Extreme Cannabis Growing in the Mojave


The right greenhouse can facilitate exceptional cannabis cultivation in a challenging desert environment, so long as there is plenty of...

Mystery Cannabis Virus Identified Mystery Cannabis Virus Identified Mystery Cannabis Virus Identified Mystery Cannabis Virus Identified


A new pathogen, HpLVd, was confirmed to have jumped from hops to cannabis in the Pacific Northwest

Balancing Product Demand and Workforce in a Pandemic Balancing Product Demand and Workforce in a Pandemic Balancing Product Demand and Workforce in a Pandemic Balancing Product Demand and Workforce in a Pandemic


We caught up with urban-gro’s Colin Ferrian to discuss how his company’s gro-care platform is helping cannabis firms through these...

Canadian Soldier, Doctors Embrace Cannabis for PTSD Canadian Soldier, Doctors Embrace Cannabis for PTSD Canadian Soldier, Doctors Embrace Cannabis for PTSD Canadian Soldier, Doctors Embrace Cannabis for PTSD


One soldier’s experience in treating his PTSD with cannabis is backed up by new research.

Hemp too Hot in the Arizona Desert Hemp too Hot in the Arizona Desert Hemp too Hot in the Arizona Desert Hemp too Hot in the Arizona Desert


Hemp growers in Arizona are learning that inconsistent seeds make it challenging to produce hemp that meets federal regulations for THC...

Recycle Your Light! Greenhouses and Light Pollution Recycle Your Light! Greenhouses and Light Pollution Recycle Your Light! Greenhouses and Light Pollution Recycle Your Light! Greenhouses and Light Pollution


Ian Ashdown warns greenhouse operators to become proactive before potentially costly new regulations come along.

Cannabis One: Navigating a New Industry Cannabis One: Navigating a New Industry Cannabis One: Navigating a New Industry Cannabis One: Navigating a New Industry


As the cannabis industry grows more sophisticated and mature, companies like Colorado’s Cannabis One are setting a new standard of market...

How to find your Dream Job in the Cannabis Industry How to find your Dream Job in the Cannabis Industry How to find your Dream Job in the Cannabis Industry How to find your Dream Job in the Cannabis Industry


Looking for a job in the burgeoning cannabis industry? It’s advisable to have some concrete knowledge of the sector and be realistic about...

CBD Enters the Pharmaceutical World CBD Enters the Pharmaceutical World CBD Enters the Pharmaceutical World CBD Enters the Pharmaceutical World


The first FDA-approved cannabidiol drug made to treat seizures in young people is Big Pharma’s inaugural step into the world of CBD,...

Cannabis Aid Detroit: Growing pains in Michigan Cannabis Aid Detroit: Growing pains in Michigan Cannabis Aid Detroit: Growing pains in Michigan Cannabis Aid Detroit: Growing pains in Michigan


Michigan is enduring its share of legalization frustrations and uncertainties, explains Anne Schultz, who discussed the state of the...

The State of Science in the Cannabis Industry The State of Science in the Cannabis Industry The State of Science in the Cannabis Industry The State of Science in the Cannabis Industry


“We need science. We need science. We need science.” This mantra is the response to two fundamental problems facing the cannabis industry.

Foolproof Hemp Cloning Foolproof Hemp Cloning Foolproof Hemp Cloning Foolproof Hemp Cloning


With demand for hemp and CBD on the rise since the passing of last year’s Farm Bill, cultivators are under pressure to generate higher...

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