Medical Cannabis (MMJ) Farming Articles

  • CO2 Foliar Spray Effects on Cannabis Growth (Hybrid Strain) Case Study

    Indoor use of C02 gassing has enhanced plant yields for over 60 years. However, over 50% of the C02 gas is typically lost through ventilation. Current greenhouse C02 gassing levels of up to 1500 PPM are also not ideal for worker health and safety. GRO's safer dissolved C02 foliar spray can be used by indoor and outdoor plant growers with minimal C02 gas lost and greater plant bioavailability ...


    By CO2 GRO Inc.

  • Colorado cannabis grow facility saved from license revoke by implementing an odor-armor 420 odor management plan - Case Study

    The Problem: A licensed cannabis grow facility in the mountains of Colorado recently was saved from the imminent inevitability of being shut-down for persistent nuisance odor complaints from the neighbors. Although the owner had previously installed high-pressure fogging nozzles to treat odors from the greenhouse exhaust fans, odor complaints began to flood in…threatening the continued ...


    By Benzaco Scientific, Inc.

  • Help You Quickly Understand the Potato Starch Equipment for Plant Construction

    1.Process 2.Production capacity Small-scale processing: 1.5-2 tons / hour, 3-4 tons / hour Medium-scale processing: 5-6 tons / hour, 6-8 tons / hour, 8-10 tons / hour Large-scale processing: 15-30 tons / hour The above processing amounts are based on the amount of processed fresh potatoes per hour. If the production volume of 7, 12, 20, 30, 50 tons of production is produced by the amount of ...

  • What are the most common forms of Cannabis testing?

    With cannabis now legal, either for medicinal or recreational use, in a number of countries around the world, the scientific community is increasingly focussing on its quality control and ensuring it is safe for use. There isn't just one form of testing which can be carried out to determine the 'quality' of cannabis to indicate if it is safe for human use. Everything from pesticides to heavy ...

  • Quality Control in the Growing Cannabis Market

    As the Cannabis market grows for both medical and recreational use, so does the need for standardized quality control within the industry. When it comes to Cannabis quality control there are many things to consider, from moisture content to pesticide use. Moisture Content Cannabis flower moisture content should be tested and controlled to: minimize the risk of mold ...

  • The Benefits of California Medical Marijuana

    What California Medical Marijuana Is – and What it Is Not Whenever there’s more transformation of the bud, it typically means that lots isn’t very likely to squander. Luckily, utilizing a mail-order bud agency is much more easy than receiving supermarket and also a number of these disease-fighting strains can be discovered in a internet cannabis dispensary. If you are a ...

  • LED or HPS for Growing Cannabis?

    “What lighting source should I use for my licensed cannabis grow?”; “I am comparing LED to HPS for my cannabis operation. Which source do you recommend?” These are questions people ask me almost on a daily basis. We have covered this question in past posts on our blog, like this one by our very own head of marketing: LEDs vs ...


    By P.L. Light Systems Inc.

  • Cannabis Irrigation-Israel

    Getting to Know Cannabis Farming Israel’s agricultural industry is ripening for the beginning of medical cannabis export, with the expected passage of medical export legislation by the end of the year. The timing is particularly fruitful for growers who are interested in succeeding in a new venture that is still in its infancy. The rewards are also high: Israel’s Health and ...


    By Kim Engineering Solutions

  • Demystifying Light Levels for Cannabis Grows

    As more and more investors, opportunists and growers are jumping onto the green rush that is the cannabis industry right now there is also a big influx of folks who are learning as they go.  Lighting is a major purchase for this industry as a big margin of growers still prefer the better climate control and security of growing indoors and even those who choose to grow in a greenhouse are ...


    By P.L. Light Systems Inc.

  • Demystifying Light Levels for Cannabis Grows

    As more and more investors, opportunists and growers are jumping onto the green rush that is the cannabis industry right now there is also a big influx of folks who are learning as they go.  Lighting is a major purchase for this industry as a big margin of growers still prefer the better climate control and security of growing indoors and even those who choose to grow in a greenhouse are ...


    By P.L. Light Systems Inc.

  • How will Cannabis legalization effect the retail hydroponics market?

    It’s no secret that there has been a massive Cannabis Boom in North America over the past several months with cannabis legalization looming in Canada and several states in the U.S. becoming legal. Investors continue to pour money into the industry. Even Snoop Dog is taking a break from his rap gig to get in on the action with celebrity endorsements and a new line of ganja. All of this ...


    By P.L. Light Systems Inc.

  • Cover crops and organic mulch to improve tomato yields and soil fertility

    Cover crops and organic mulches (OMs) have been reported as a means to reduce inputs and increase soil quality. A field experiment was conducted to elucidate the effects of summer cover crops and organic compost on winter fresh market tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) yields and quality. Cover crops were sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea L.), velvetbean (Mucuna pruriens var. utilis), cowpea ...

  • Potential for using sunn hemp as a source of biomass and nitrogen for the piedmont and coastal plain regions of the southeastern usa

    The tropical legume sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea L.) could be a valuable green manure/cover crop for vegetable producers in the southeastern USA because of its rapid growth and large N2 fixing ability. Planting and termination date effects on biomass and N accumulation are relatively unknown for the region, but would help producers manage sunn hemp between summer and winter cash crops. We ...

  • Environmental analysis of the energy use of hemp – analysis of the comparative life cycle: diesel oil vs. hemp–diesel

    Hemp (Cannabis Sativa L.) is a herbaceous crop with a potential production of 12 tons of dry matter per hectare and a seed output of 0.5–2 tons per hectare, depending on its handling. The agro-ecological aspects and the high yield of vegetable biomass from hemp farming are the factors that indicate a possible interest in this plant from the point of view of energy use, but in order to validate ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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