Medical Cannabis (MMJ) Farming News

  • New Cannabis Analyzer for Potency Provides Effortless Determination of Cannabinoid Content

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) announces the release of its new Cannabis Analyzer for Potency. This high performance liquid chromatograph (HPLC) is the first-ever instrument designed specifically for quantitative determination of cannabinoid content. With the Cannabis Analyzer for Potency, operators are now able to produce accurate results with ease, regardless of cannabis testing ...

  • Harvests in the US to suffer from climate change

    Some of the most important crops risk substantial damage from rising temperatures. To better assess how climate change caused by human greenhouse gas emissions will likely impact wheat, maize and soybean, an international team of scientists now ran an unprecedentedly comprehensive set of computer simulations of US crop yields. The simulations were shown to reproduce the observed strong reduction ...

  • How the legalization of marijuana impacts the workplace

    As of January 1, 2017 there will be more states that will have legalized marijuana for both medical and recreational use. There are currently twenty-six states and Washington, D.C. that currently have laws legalizing marijuana in some fashion. In the near future three additional states will join them after recently passing bills permitting the use of medical marijuana. Additionally, seven states ...

  • BioNovelus Inc. Begins Active Solicitation of Marijuana Growers to Test Biofungicide CR-10 for the Prevention of Mold and Fungus on Marijuana Crops

    BioNovelus Inc. has begun soliciting marijuana growers to test Biofungicide CR-10 to prevent mold and fungus on marijuana crops. Our current plan is to have as many companies test the Biofungicide CR-10 in the coming months on as many varying marijuana crop fields as interested to ensure viability of the product. "We believe Biofungicide CR-10 may be a solution to the marijuana mold and fungus ...


    By BioNovelus Inc.

  • Indoor Harvest Corp Issues Default Notice to Head North LLC Regarding Cannabis IP Related Acquisition

    Indoor Harvest Corp (OTCQB:INQD), through its brand name Indoor Harvest®, is a full service, state of the art design-build engineering firm for the indoor and vertical farming industry. The company provides production platforms, mechanical systems and complete custom designed build outs for both greenhouse and building integrated agriculture grows. The Company has issued notification to Head ...


    By Indoor Harvest, Corp.

  • Farming with LED Grow Lights using COB technology

    Food farmers around the world are learning that LED Grow Lights are the answer to many challenges that growing indoors present. And using the right light removes issues that they have experienced in the past. LED Grow Lights are focused light fixtures that mimic the growth characteristics of the sun. Cheap alternatives can offer only a few of the wavelengths but ...


    By Veggie Fresh LED

  • Bills to regulate medical marijuana head to Gov. Jerry Brown

    With California voters likely to consider legalizing recreational marijuana use next year, state lawmakers approved a package of legislation that would create the first statewide licensing and operating rules for pot growers and retail weed outlets since the state became the first to legalize medical marijuana in 1996. Lawmakers in both houses of the Legislature pushed through three Democratic ...


    By Associated Press

  • New marijuana industry wrestles with pesticides and safety

    Microscopic bugs and mildew can destroy a marijuana operation faster than any police raid. And because the crop has been illegal for so long, neither growers nor scientists have any reliable research to help fight the infestations. As legal marijuana moves from basements and backwoods to warehouses and commercial fields, the mold and spider mites that once ruined only a few plants at a time can ...


    By Associated Press

  • Argus Control Systems used in Alberta’s first licensed cannabis grow-op

    After applying for a license with Health Canada approximately two years ago, Aurora Cannabis Inc. will officially start production this spring. Their brand new $11 million state-of-the-art facility, located in the rural community of Cremona within the Rocky Mountains, will be the first employer and provider of medicinal marijuana in the province. ...


    By Conviron

  • Canada: Harper Government Supports Canadian Hemp Industry

    On behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Member of Parliament for Provencher Ted Falk announced today a repayable contribution of up to $4.6 million to Hemp Oil Canada to help build a brand new world-class hemp processing facility with the latest in conveyance, processing and quality assurance equipment. This new facility will implement the latest processing technology to further ...

  • Hemp homecoming: Rebirth sprouts in Kentucky

    Call it a homecoming for hemp: Marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin is undergoing a rebirth in a state at the forefront of efforts to reclaim it as a mainstream crop. Researchers and farmers are producing the first legal hemp crop in generations in Kentucky, where hemp has turned into a political cause decades after it was banned by the federal government. Republican U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell ...


    By Associated Press

  • TruLite LED Releases Updated Spectral Output For Their LED Plant Grow Lights

    TruLite LED has officially released their latest update and adjustment to spectral output for their LED plant grow lights. Through continuous research and development of their solid state chip configuration, yields just keep getting better. The use of specific colors in very precise wavelengths in their grow lights is important as research continues. These tweaks are done ...


    By TruLite Industries

  • Agilent Technologies publishes industry`s first compendium to test for synthetic marijuana compounds

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced availability of the industry's first GC/MS compendium to test for synthetic cannabinoids, recently declared controlled substances by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. They are most commonly found in "herbal incense" blends. The compendium, available from Agilent at no cost to qualified forensics labs, contains detailed procedures for sample ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • BullnBear Group Guatemala in Joint Venture With The Hemp Network for New Products

    The Hemp Network and CannaBANK Inc's (PINKSHEETS: MJNA) acquisition arm in the United States have joined forces with the BullnBear Group, S.A. of Guatemala City, Guatemala to provide hemp-related products from Guatemala into The Hemp Network's marketing platform. The joint announcement was made today from both San Diego, California (headquarters of CannaBANK) as well as from Guatemala City, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Synthetic Marijuana has Health Officials Concerned

    In November of 2010, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced that it would use its emergency scheduling authority to temporarily control five chemicals used to make synthetic marijuana.  The DEA’s emergency order went into effect last month after health officials began raising concerns over the substance that was being purchased legally from stores and over ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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