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 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 …

The Wild West of Cannabis Pesticides

The Cannabis industry has come out of the shadows over the past few years, but pesticides are still a top challenge in the cultivation process. Pesticides for other crops have been regulated for decades, but since marijuana is still not federally legal, regulatory guidance on pesticides has yet to be provided for this booming cash crop. John Chandler, vice president …

The Growing Pesticide Problem

urban-gro’s J. Chandler, Vice President of Cultivation Technologies, offers his advice on how to avoid pests while remaining compliant in an ever-changing regulatory market. The cover story appeared in the July 2016 edition of Marijuana Business Magazine. Chemical Warfare: Pesticide use in cannabis cultivation under scrutiny by John Schroyer Pesticides might not only kill mildew and mites on scores of …

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 INTRODUCES PROCIDIC2® – THE FIRST REGISTERED PESTICIDE FOR THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY

Lafayette, Colo. (May 5, 2016) – urban-gro, the product solutions expert for the commercial Cannabis cultivator, has launched nationwide sales of Procidic2®, a FIFRA 25b product, the first state-registered organic pesticide labeled specifically for Cannabis crops. urban-gro is the sole U.S. distributor of Procidic2®. Procidic2®, a fungicide and bactericide, is registered with WSDA for Organic Agricultural Use. Procidic2® works on …

urban-gro Vice President of Cultivation Technologies earns Certified Crop Advisor Accreditation

urban-gro Vice President of Cultivation Technologies earns Certified Crop Advisor Accreditation CCA Considered a Benchmark of Professionalism by American Society of Agronomy Lafayette, Colo. (March 7, 2016) – urban-gro, a leading expert in Cannabis cultivation commercial product solutions, announced today the certification of Vice President of Cultivation Technologies John Chandler as a Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) by the California CCA …

Cannacon 2016: Trends and Topics and Takeaways

urban gro’s team represented the company and the industry at CannaCon in Seattle February 18 – 20. Shelly Peterson, VP of Lighting Product Solutions, spoke on a panel addressing sustainable cultivation practices. Both Shelly Peterson and J.Chander, VP of Cultivation Technologies, along with team members, met with grow facility owners and cultivators to discuss how urban gro’s products can help them …