Category Archives: GROWING

It’s Harvest Time For P.E.I.’s Budding Community Of Cannabis Growers

‘You can grow the best cannabis to its absolute potential and then completely ruin it when you harvest it’. Under a cloudy October sky, freelance photographer Sean Berrigan looks over his crop of organic outdoor cannabis plants while considering when the best time to harvest will be. “There’s a little bit of an issue sometimes […]

How One Company Found Success In Cannabis By Trading Pesticides For Bugs

Three years ago, Hans Brand had his “eyes opened” to an issue that would change his family and his company. Brand is a co-owner of Autumn Brands, a cannabis grower in Santa Barbara County Calif. As Autumn Brands transitioned from a nonprofit MED collective into the state’s newly legal REC market, Hans said he was […]

What Are The Most Abundant Cannabinoids?

Everyone fascinated by the science behind cannabis is familiar with two of the most common cannabinoids: THC and CBD. However, did you know that the cannabis plant can produce at least 144 cannabinoids?While research on the properties of all 144 of these compounds is not yet available, credible information does exist for all of the […]

Alberta Cannabis Growers Push For Winery-Type Sampling Tours

Kieley Beaudry would love patrons to tour her licensed indoor pot patch, sample its produce and purchase their favourite buzz on their way out. If wineries and breweries can do it, she says, Alberta’s legal cannabis producers should have the same right. It’s something the sector has been lobbying for, particularly since Ontario and B.C. […]

From Cherries To Weed: Canadian Farming Family Harvests 60 Acres Of Cannabis

It’s October, which means for outdoor cannabis cultivators in Canada, it’s also harvest season. Nearly 50 firms across the country are licensed to grow outdoors, but just one can say its first harvest has been in the works for nearly seven years. Despite the perception of Canada as a cold and snowy landscape, cannabis has […]

Maryland Picks More Companies To Grow, Process Medical Cannabis

After more than a year of delays due to logistical errors and allegations of impropriety, the state has picked 11 companies to expand and diversify Maryland’s medical cannabis industry. The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission on Thursday selected three companies to grow medical cannabis and eight companies to process the plant into products to be sold […]

Changing Of The Seasons: How Outdoor Cultivators Prepare For Various Crop Threats

In recent years, an uptick in wildfires and the severity of hurricanes have heightened the risk cannabis cultivators face. As a result, growers are doing what they can to prepare for potentially devastating circumstances. “Farming can be a high-risk endeavor wherever you are, and no location is void from natural disasters,” said Natural Order Supply […]

He Left His Job At Kellogg’s HQ To Become A Commercial Cannabis Farmer In Springfield

Craig Cunningham always wanted to be a farmer. “I never knew it would be this type of indoor farming,” he said. Cunningham worked the past eight years for the Kellogg Co. as a senior business intelligence analyst. During that time, he was also a licensed medical marijuana caregiver. This summer, the Athens, Michigan native left […]

Does Trinidad Need Marijuana Hospitality to Keep its Grip on Ganja?

Denver may be Colorado’s cannabis capital, but Trinidad is the state’s pound-for-pound champion. The border town of just over 8,000 people is home to 25 dispensaries and sees plenty of consumers coming north from New Mexico and nearby Texas. But while the town is a shopper’s mecca, most of Trinidad’s cannabis-buying visitors don’t have anywhere […]

In ‘Landmark Decision’, Pakistan Approves Industrial Use of Cannabis and Hemp

Minister for science and technology Fawad Chaudhry said the move will help Pakistan enter the billion-dollar Cannabidiol (CBD) market. Pakistan has approved the domestication and commercialisation of medicinal and industrial cannabis and hemp at a Herbal Medicine Park in Jhelum, minister for science and technology Fawad Chaudhry tweeted. Chaudhry called it a landmark decision that […]