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.
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Custom Nutrient Design Services: Mainstream agricultural growers have been using custom nutrient recipes for decades. Large-scale cannabis producers are now following suit, both to improve outcomes and reduce costs.
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.
Dauntless, Inc. has acquired Soro Software, Inc. announcing an agreement to combine forces and move forward together. “We’re super excited about working with Dauntless,” said Soro CEO Jerry Tindall. “Our companies just clicked so well together; it was a no-brainer.”
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.
Look at the options for growing cannabis and how the soil will be used. Are you going to use potters, raised beds, or plant directly in the ground?
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).
Data is the fastest growing sector of the cannabis industry, and dozens of cannabis software packages generate millions of records a day. Everyone agrees that having data is incredibly valuable to a business and team, if the tools are available to put the data to work for you.
We’ve all had it happen way too many times—showing up to work to find that your plants have taken a turn for the worse. Now what?
At one time Astronaut Ice Cream became a popular fad. Flash frozen ice cream produced a unique, cool treat that was fun to eat and play with. Now the next great thing may be Space Weed.
Dominion Organics offers organic fertilizers, soil amendments, and beneficial soil inoculants. Some of their products are Budd Wizer, Brontosaurus Budd, and Root Rocket.
“I started to grow mainly for me,” declared Co-owner of High End Farms Haider Tareen. “I want to grow the best. I want to smoke the best, so it took me learning how to grow the best marijuana. What does it take for the plant to be the best? That’s where I started to focus everything.”