urban-gro CEO Brad Nattrass is NCIA Board Candidate

urban-gro’s CEO Brad Nattrass is NCIA Board Candidate NCIA is the only national trade association advancing the interests of the legitimate and responsible cannabis industry. Our industry supports tens of thousands of jobs, tens of millions in tax revenue, and billions in economic activity in the United States. NCIA is leading the unified and coordinated campaign to ensure this emerging …

Organic Pesticide Inputs for Cannabis Cultivators

As part of our cultivation technologies product offering, urban-gro sells a variety of inputs. Every commercial cannabis cultivator knows they have 100% chance of encountering one or more pests in his or her grow. The most common cannabis pest are: thrips, whitefly, foliar aphids, root aphids, spider mites, russet mites, broad mites and fungas gnats. The best way to get …

urban-gro Adds Irrigation Designer to Cultivation Technologies Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Precision Irrigation Design Improves Cannabis Consistency and Water Efficiency Lafayette, CO (February 28, 2017) – urban-gro, the product solutions expert for commercial Cannabis cultivators across the United States, is pleased to announce the hire of Laura Johnson as Irrigation Designer for urban-gro’s Cultivation Technologies team. Laura Johnson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering from …

NCIA Announces Winners of First-Ever Cannavation and Cannatech Awards

Editor’s Note: The National Cannabis Industry Association recently announced the winners of the Cannavation and Cannatech Awards. urban-gro won the Cannavation Award in Cultivation.  DENVER, Feb. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The National Cannabis Industry Association, the only national trade association representing the businesses of the legal marijuana industry, yesterday announced the first-ever winners of the NCIA Cannavation and Cannatech Awards, as well …

urban-gro Adds Systems and Automation Controls Expertise to Cultivation Technologies Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Customers Benefit through HVAC / Lighting Controls Expertise, Harnessing Automation and Analytics for Cultivation Facility Efficiency Lafayette, CO  (January 30, 2017) – urban-gro, the product solutions expert for commercial Cannabis cultivators across the United States, is pleased to announce the hire of Steve Wilchek as Systems Engineer for Cannabis systems and technology. Steve Wilchek graduated with a …

urban-gro Hires Additional Cultivation Technologists for Growing Commercial Cannabis Client Base

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lafayette, Colo. (October 31, 2016) – As the United States experiences rapid growth in the legal commercial Cannabis industry, urban-gro––the product solutions expert for the commercial Cannabis cultivator–has augmented its team with two new staff members including Cultivation Technologies Specialist Lydia Abernethy and Cultivation Technologies Business Coordinator Ben Barrett to the Lafayette, Colo., national headquarters. “Commercial Cannabis …

Procidic2 is Reviewed in Garden & Greenhouse

Editor’s Note: Procidic2 is reviewed in the most recent Gardens & Greenhouses. Garden & Greenhouse Product Review – PROCIDIC2® The First-Ever Pesticide Labeled For Use on Cannabis As the Cannabis industry continues to respond to changing regulations regarding pesticide use for Cannabis, Procidic2®, a FIFRA 25b product, is now the first-ever state-registered organic pesticide labeled specifically for Cannabis crops. A …

As California Prepares to Vote on AUMA, Cultivators Seek Ways to Cut Costs and Streamline Operations in the Nation’s Largest Medical Marijuana Market

Leading cultivation experts at urban-gro to speak at multiple industry conferences in the Golden State in the coming months Sonoma County, Calif.  (September 29, 2016) – California’s Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) vote is likely the most closely watched marijuana industry vote in November, and if the Golden State votes to legalize adult use, the move would put unprecedented pressure …

As Massachusetts Prepares to Vote On Adult Use, Medical Cannabis Cultivators Expand to Increase Patient Access

  Leading cultivation expert urban-gro to speak at NCIA’s Q4 Quarterly Cannabis Caucus in Boston on Oct. 13 BOSTON (September 27, 2016) – Massachusetts Commercial Cannabis Cultivators will see their ranks grow to over 60 state-licensed operations in the next year, offering patients better access to critical medicine, but also putting pressure on growers to lower their cost per pound. urban-gro, …

urban-gro Takes Expertise on the Road to Top Cannabis Conferences and Expos

Lafayette, Colo. (September 7, 2016) – urban-gro, the product solutions expert for the commercial Cannabis cultivator, is featured among the industry’s foremost cultivators and business leaders at the following events. Presenting the company’s expertise in commercial grade LED and HPS grow lighting systems, integrated pest management (IPM), automated fertilization / irrigation solutions and water treatment solutions, urban-gro executives and team …

urban-gro Launches #IAmWithNCIA Call Campaign

Use Your Cell Phone’s Dial-Out Feature for Good – Call Congress Today You could be playing Pokemon Go, taking vacation photos, or liking images on Instagram – but if you really want to move the needle on Cannabis legalization, look to the app with the old fashion phone handle. After the DEA filing refusing to reschedule marijuana, it might literally …

urban-gro Expands Regional Sales Teams

Lafayette, Colo. (August 3, 2016) – urban-gro, the product solutions expert for the commercial Cannabis cultivator, continues to bolster its sales force with the addition of Todd Friesen as Director of Sales, Western Region, and Kendra Minkler as Regional Sales Manager for the Western region, covering Southern California. Friesen, who is based out of Lafayette, Colo., joins urban-gro with more …

urban-gro Introduces New Line of LED Products for Cannabis Market

urban-gro Introduces New Line of LED Products for Cannabis Market Narrow-profile fixtures provide maximum efficiency, optimal heat management, and game changing performance in horticultural lighting. Lafayette, Colo. (June 20, 2016) ─ urban-gro, the product solutions expert for the commercial Cannabis cultivator, announced today P.L. Light Systems’ new line of LED lighting, HortiLED, for the Cannabis market. The new product line, which …

Join urban-gro Facebook Live Streaming from NCIA Cannabis Business Summit & Expo in Oakland

urban-gro’s team of product experts have started recording and posting live streaming videos. Mark Doherty, the Director of Sales, Eastern Region has shared his insights at conferences from Home Grown in Maine to Marijuana Business Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida and from on the road around the North East. From Tuesday, June 21 through Wednesday, June 22 we will be …

urban-gro Ranked #19 Ancillary Business by Cannabis Business Executive

urban-gro is ranked as the United States’ #19 Ancillary Business by Cannabis Business Executive in its list of the 100 Top Ancillary Businesses of 2016. The list was released June 6, 2016. “urban-gro is honored to be recognized for our work as we help commercial Cannabis Cultivators across the United States. What’s our secret sauce in achieving this honor? It’s quite simple: we bring …