For many, growing cannabis outdoors causes some frustrations. Growing cannabis outdoors can be done and thrives in certain climates, but causes concern over bud rot, mold, mildew and seeding from outdoor hemp crops. While growing indoors doesn’t eliminate these issues, it does decrease their chances
Agriculture and food production are essential for human life. This makes finding sustainable growing practices important, especially in times of drought. For example, the state of California relies heavily on the agricultural industry and has also experienced extensive drought conditions over the past several years.
Cannabis cultivation and food production rely heavily on two key factors — water and light. In order to be a successful grower, choosing the best indoor grow lighting systems is essential. Review these common indoor grow lighting systems to get a better idea of what
With a constantly growing world population, it’s becoming increasingly important to find ways to grow enough food to feed the masses. Alternatives to traditional agriculture are sought to minimize land and water use, while still producing enough food to feed the world population. Vertical farming
In a culture that is becoming more localized, more health conscious and more aware of what goes into their bodies, it’s no surprise that the same people buying organic kale would also want to buy organic marijuana. But there’s a catch to cannabis cultivation and
When it comes to choosing your grow method, whether it be for cannabis cultivation or for more traditional agricultural crops, you have many options. When it comes to growing without soil, rockwool, coco coir or other grow mediums, hydroponics, aeroponics and a hydro-aero hybrid are
Whether you’re a hobby grower or large commercial producer, there are universal fundamentals of cannabis production. The fundamentals for a small, medium or large production operation include plant genetics, specific grow environment needs and the basics of the plant’s grow and light cycles. Regardless of
The commercial cannabis industry is trending toward hiring Master Growers with degrees in Horticulture or Botany and with work experience in greenhouses producing flowers or food. These degrees and work experience provide a good background for potential Master Grower candidates for cannabis facilities. However, without
Growing commercial cannabis has difficulties – from providing plants with the right amount of light to monitoring growth and health, the process itself is intensive. Even though recreational and medical marijuana are legal in some states, because it isn’t on the federal level, commercial growers
When it comes to cannabis cultivation and production there are three predominate environments. While there may be many different ways to grow cannabis, cultivation normally takes place either indoors, outdoors or in a greenhouse. Each of these different environments has variables that affects cannabis cultivation.