Marijuana Greenhouse Channel

Thu
28
Jun

CannTrust celebrates new Perpetual Harvest Cannabis Greenhouse Facility built by GGS

Industry leading licensed cannabis producer and GGS client, CannTrust Holdings Inc. held the official grand opening for their Perpetual Harvest Facility earlier in the week. The goal of the facility is to have a harvest every day and their team is working quickly to make that happen.

The facility is located in the Niagara Region, Ontario, and currently sits at 450,000 square feet of cultivation space and outputs roughly 50,000 kilograms annually of dried product.

GGS has already begun helping with construction on an additional 600,000 square feet of cannabis greenhouse growing space at the same facility. The additional space will double CannTrust’s annual output to an excess of 100,000 kilograms.

Thu
14
Jun

Commercial cannabis growers are seeing the advantages of converting to marijuana greenhouses

Leigh Coulter, president of GGS Structures, recently met with BNN Bloomberg at CannTrust’s Vaughan facility for a look at the inner workings of a commercial cannabis growing facility and to discuss what’s involved in being a top supplier for the legal marijuana industry.

Leigh also touched on why so many marijuana growers are moving toward cannabis greenhouse facilities to lower operation costs.

Watch the whole interview here:

Thu
14
Jun

Designing a Greenhouse for Medical Cannabis Cultivation

As the cannabis industry continues to rapidly grow, cultivators are seeing the benefits of designing the ideal greenhouse facility to produce top quality and high yield crops.

There are many considerations to be made and there is no “one size fits all” solution.

Thu
14
Jun

Leaders in the cannabis industry celebrate International Women's Day

Women have always played an important role in horticulture as business leaders, breeders, growers, marketers, researchers and owners of commercial businesses. As the industry continues to evolve, more and more women are being recruited into the workforce and into leadership roles.

As a top manufacturer of commercial greenhouse facilities, structures and equipment, GGS is proud to use the talents and fresh perspectives of our female employees.

GGS is 75% women owned, and 50% of our senior management are women.

Thu
14
Jun

6 ways to outgrow your competitors in the medical cannabis industry

Competition in the cannabis industry throughout recreationally legalized States is becoming tougher. Many believe that the growth of the industry is being hindered by policies that won’t allow for an increase in the number of cannabis retailers despite the need. Though the prices have dropped, the demand for the product is still extremely high, meaning that improving both efficiency and productivity in your marijuana greenhouse is more important now than ever.

Thu
14
Jun

Can 3D printed device change stigma of marijuana?

An Israeli start-up may have invented the device that will change people's perception of cannabis to "a medicine, not a substance

Thu
14
Jun

Cannabis Consulting: What Medical Marijuana Growers Need To Know

In designing an efficient facility to grow medical marijuana, it is important that a well thought out plan is prepared and agreed to. Without this the cost of the project will escalate far above the budget. This plan needs to take into consideration all the requirements outlined in the regulations prepared by the governing body and the regulations of the municipality where the facility will be constructed.

Thu
14
Jun

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Medical Marijuana Growers Make when Setting up a Growing Facility

1. Trying to put together a growing system piece by piece

Thu
14
Jun

Considering Odor & Sanitation when Planning a Commercial Marijuana Greenhouse Facility

Bryce Danbrook in a GGS marijuana greenhouse facility

We find that find that there are two main factors which influence the type of greenhouse system that a group may consider for cannabis production.

Thu
14
Jun

Poll: Should cannabis be branded the same way as alcohol?

With legalization in Canada quickly approaching, there have been challenges that industry professionals must overcome. Health Canada released a paper on Tuesday, November, 21st, outlining regulatory recommendations for the legalization of cannabis in 2018.

Within this paper, specific guidelines regarding the branding, packaging and marketing of recreational cannabis were addressed. Guidelines such as secure, safe and tamper-proof packaging, plain and simple label designs in hopes of limiting the attraction to children, as well as restrictive marketing directions.

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