As the population grows, increased demands for food, coupled with finite resources, have contributed to concerns about adequate food production. Efforts to address these concerns and still provide the freshest, healthiest produce possible, are incorporating the use of hydro/aeroponics in commercial farming.
Once maligned by governments and the press, attitudes about cannabis health benefits have taken a turn in recent years. With an increasing number of US states approving the use of cannabis for medical and recreational purposes, it’s impossible to deny its relevance. After the US
Whether you are planning to cultivate cannabis or another crop, the goal is to maximize yield, while minimizing resources. The question for those just starting out is how do you do that? In order to answer this, we are going to first consider a couple
Part III – Taking into Consideration Outdoor Climate, Greenhouse or Indoor Growing: In the first part of this 3-part series about cannabis cultivation, we discussed origins, landrace strains and cannabis varieties. We learned about several factors, which come together to influence the makeup of cannabis
In the previous section, we discussed cannabis origins, landrace strains and varieties. We learned that many factors come together to influence the makeup of cannabis qualities, such as: ethno-botanical evolution, cultivation and hybridization. We looked into the history of the lesser-known Cannabis ruderalis and acknowledged
Choosing which strains to grow in your commercial cannabis facility should be most largely influenced by demand. The recreational cannabis market has seen steadfast strains consistently sell well. But, it has also seen strains come and go as perceptions of plant strains influence the market.
Root rot can occur in both indoor and outdoor plants; however, it’s more common in indoor systems with poor drainage. While hydroponic systems have many advantages, chances increase that your plants will experience issues with root health. What is Root Rot? It is a water-borne disease that
Last month we talked about one of the frustrations with growing cannabis outdoors, bud rot. This month, we dive into hemp crop cross contamination. One of the biggest frustrations with outdoor cannabis cultivation is in the potential for cross contamination with nearby hemp crops. While
The 23-page PDF of Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment of 2016 (Issue 6 on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot) was posted to the Arkansas Department of Health website on November 30th, 2016. Here’s what you should know: What are the qualifying conditions to have legal access
Interested cannabis cultivators in states celebrating recreational or medical cannabis legalization this November (Arkansas, California, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, Nevada and North Dakota) have contacted Whole Plant Technologies. The leading questions from those interested in developing a cannabis cultivation business center around navigating the details