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Thu
22
Jul

How cannabis growers are using technology to be more productive, cut costs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannabis cultivators are using technology to reduce water and energy use, cut down on labor costs and increase yields and quality.

Here are examples of the technology that marijuana and hemp growers are using to make their facilities more productive:

  • Sensors to help control irrigation and fine-tune lighting.
  • Systems that can remotely control a grow-room environment, such as temperature and humidity.
  • State-of-the-art LED bulbs and smartphone-controlled technology to lower and raise the lighting.

Gone are the days when a cannabis grower would lift a pot to check how much or little water a plant needed.Sensing a trend

Thu
22
Jul

What Is Rockwool And Why Is It A New Buzzword In The Marijuana Industry?

Aside from the fact that it prevents the multiplication of pathogens, it also helps the seeds germinate, thus facilitating good drainage.

Rockwool is a fantastic method for growing marijuana. With Rockwool, you can have the strain you choose through the cannabis cycle as growers of all levels utilize different hydroponics for harvesting heavier yields. If you haven’t tried Rockwool, it is time to hop on the trend.

Wed
21
Jul

The future of hemp-derived cannabinoids

The hemp industry has made momentous strides since Congress passed the first piece of federal legislation reintroducing American-grown hemp to the U.S. marketplace in 2014. Over the last half-decade or so, an industry has been birthed, resulting in nearly every state in the country passing some type of hemp-related legislation.

While every state—excluding Idaho, as of press time—has passed some type of law legalizing the cultivation of hemp, many states have also expressly authorized the use of hemp and hemp-derived ingredients, including cannabinoids, in various consumer products, from foods and beverages to cosmetics to pet products.

Fri
16
Jul

Do You Know What GMP and cGMP Are? You Should.

Walking into a grocery store, do you question whether or not the meat at the deli is safe to eat or if the frozen meals were prepared in a clean environment? Chances are, you've probably never thought twice about it. But when stepping into a medical or recreational cannabis dispensary, you may be less confident about the safety of the products on the shelves.

Herein lies the difference between an established, well-regulated industry (food) and a brand new emerging industry with no federal regulation or guidance (cannabis).

Most consumers assume that products sold on grocery store shelves are safe. For good reason—the current regulations enforced by the FDA or the USDA on the food industry ensure the quality, safety, and efficacy of the products you purchase.

Fri
16
Jul

Making Delta-8 THC From CBD – How It’s Done

Delta-8 THC is a popular cannabis product which offers slightly different benefits from its half brother delta-9. Though delta-8 is a product of delta-9 in nature, it’s also quite possible to source delta-8 THC from CBD. Read on to find out how its done.

Thu
15
Jul

Study shows cannabis terpenes provide pain relief, contribute to ‘entourage effect’

Regarding the medicinal properties and therapeutic properties of Cannabis sativaThe unsolved mystery is whether there is a “encouragement effect” that relieves the pain of the whole plant more than any of its individual parts. A new study of the University of Arizona Health Sciences supports the theory of aide effects and is promising for pain treatments that require lower doses and lower doses of cannabis terpenes, which are part of the plant that provide flavor and aroma. We have found evidence to position it as a new target for side effects.

Thu
15
Jul

Hemp farming challenges projected to give way to growth

Eustis, Florida — 21 years oldst-Century greenhouse, for ancient crops. In the case of Glen Treadwell Treadwell farm, The crop is hemp.

“I like the idea that it can be done all year round,” he said. “It’s a plant that catches you.”

His family has been farming in Florida for over a century, but recently hemp has been added.

“It’s one of the hardest plants to grow,” he said. “You need to have the right process, and that’s what we had to learn, people taught us, and we treat it to others I’m trying to teach you the right way. “

Jamie Treadwell is Glenn’s daughter and a member of the next generation of treadwell farmers.

Thu
15
Jul

THC-O Potency – The Complex Process of Making THC-O Acetate

The question of how a cannabinoid is “made” does not come up very often. That’s because it’s usually pretty simple, they are “made” by the cannabis plant. However, there are a few compounds that are byproducts of phytocannabinoids and some other type of chemical catalyst… meaning they aren’t 100% naturally derived. THC-O Acetate falls under this category. So what is the actual THC-O potency and how exactly is this new and exciting cannabinoid created?
Tue
13
Jul

State-of-the-Art CBD Vending Machines Are Now a Thing in Suburban Miami

With the touch of a button, CBD buyers in the Miami suburb of Doral, Florida can now have their hemp-based products automatically dispensed into their hands.

The Wellness Pantry, developed by cannabis tech firm Cultiva, allows people who download a free app from the company on their mobile phones to buy CBD remotely and pick up the products from a machine similar to one that sells soda and chips.

Tue
13
Jul

Australian Scientists Unlock Medical Cannabis Genetic Code

Australia’s Victorian government says Agriculture Victoria Research scientists have developed the world’s most complete medicinal cannabis genomic reference.

The organisation has been licensed by the Australian Government to undertake medicinal cannabis research. Agriculture Victoria scientists turned their expertise in genomic DNA testing to develop new tools enabling the extraction of genetic information from various medical cannabis strains from around the world, which has been entered into a database.

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