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    Oregon Grows More Weed Than it Can Smoke, Crashes Market

    Marijuana has been recreationally legal in Oregon for three years now. Last year, Oregonians consumed 340,000 pounds of cannabis flower. As of February, 1.1 million pounds of cannabis flower was logged in the Oregon state database, which is three times the amount of flower that was smoked in 2017. Despite the market being flooded, more […]

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      Choosing the Right Container for Your Cannabis Plant | Leafly

      Around every corner, there are decisions that impact the health and prosperity of your cannabis plants. Choosing the right container is one of the more important decisions a grower must make. There are many options available when it comes to choosing the right pot, and making a smart selection will depend on a few questions: […]

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        A Booming Cannabis Industry: But at What (Energy) Cost?

        In the wake of marijuana legalization efforts (and successes) across the United States, the cannabis industry has seen a phenomenal boom in sales. Indeed, for many it seems as if marijuana entrepreneurship is the go-to career choice if one is looking to start a small business (especially in California, Colorado, or Washington state). However, there […]

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          Rare Genetics to Keep on Your Radar

          The science of genetics is of profound importance to cannabis growers, and fine-tuning our process to engineer the perfect strain can easily grow from a hobby into a passion. In our experimentation we can run into some pretty strange outliers, so it helps sometimes to have an idea of the weird and rare genetics that […]

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            Should You Grow Fish?

            For most cannabis cultivators, questions like whether or not they should grow fish sound completely insane. However, for some growers, taking their hydroponics setup and turning it into an aquaponics system is not such a wild leap of logic. After all, if you’re already keeping a very close watch on your water, why not make […]

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              Curing Cannabis

              Lately, when cannabis growers hear about curing and cannabis, it’s some piece of clickbait about medical marijuana, but curing isn’t just something the plant can do to us, it’s something we can do to the plant. After the plants have been tenderly administered to for weeks, and the buds have grown fat, been harvested, and […]

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                Grower Achieves Tissue Propagation

                GB Sciences Inc. recently announced that all of the mother cannabis plants in its Las Vegas, Nevada, cultivation facility are the result of the company’s tissue propagation initiative, an advanced form of cloning. Plants that have been reproduced through tissue culture are closer to each other genetically than two plants grown with seeds from the […]

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                  Tech Advances Offer Huge Potential to Growers

                  With legitimacy, cannabis farming has gained access to some of the latest and greatest technological solutions on the market today. Vertical farming and smart controllers may not be ubiquitous yet, but the efficiencies they offer are seriously tempting in this increasingly competitive market. “I just left a facility where everything that’s growing is 100 percent […]

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                    Everyone Wants More Efficient Lights

                    Tim Cullen, CEO of Colorado Harvest Company in Denver, Colorado, is willing to give any kind of grow light a try. “Really, anyone who will give us a light to test out, we’ll test it out,” he said. It’s all part of the quest for efficient lighting, and for Cullen, the quest may be at […]

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