Got Hemp?

Got Hemp?

Got Hemp?

The United States and much of the rest of the world has begun a full-blown hemp revolution in recent years. Momentum for this movement began gaining traction in tandem with the cannabis legalization drive around medical use and then took on a life of its own with the passing of the 2018 farm bill, which legalized the growing of hemp nationally.

Hoagtech The Little Shop of Hydroponics

Hoagtech  The Little Shop of Hydroponics

In the age of online shopping, physical retailers are suffering and many are dropping like flies. Hoagtech Hydroponics, however, is thriving and enjoying the relationships they have developed with their customers. In the beautiful town of Bellingham, Washington, coined “The City of Subdued Excitement,” some exciting things are happening for Dan Hoag, owner of Hoagtech Hydroponics.

One Nation, Under Hemp: The 2018 Farm Bill

One Nation,  Under Hemp:      The 2018 Farm Bill

The 2018 Farm Bill was signed into law just before the turn of the new year, causing a great stir in the cannabis community. While the 2018 Farm Bill does not affect Federal laws with respect to marijuana, its passage is monumental for the hemp industry: For the first time, Congress acted to amend the Federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970 (the “CSA”) adding protections for the plant, as well as allowing hemp farmers to benefit from certain financial advantages afforded to other American agricultural commodities.

The Importance of Dissolved Oxygen in Irrigation Water

The Importance of Dissolved Oxygen  in Irrigation Water

Oxygen is one of the non-mineral, essential elements required for plant growth, but is still just as important as macro and micronutrients. Oxygen is essential for these nutrients to be transported through the root and into the plant. Dissolved oxygen (DO) is a measure of the amount of gaseous oxygen molecules (O2) that are present in water (H2O). DO is most commonly measured in mg/l or in parts per million (ppm).