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 …

Commercial Horticulture Migrates to Cannabis

urban-gro’s J. Chandler was recently interviewed by Marijuana Public Media. The discussion revolved around large scale Cannabis production and what this “new” industry can learn from the tried-and-true practices of large scale horticulture. Chandler has a unique perspective on this topic as he has a background in large scale organic farming, where he has farmed over 300-acres of certified organic …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

urban-gro Offers Solution to Cannabis Odor Issues

Denver’s Cannabis Odor Ordinance leaves industry scrambling for solutions: Will other legal marijuana markets follow suit? DENVER (May 24, 2016) – As Denver City Council passes an odor-control ordinance for commercial marijuana grow facilities and other businesses that release odors in the Mile High City, urban-gro, the product solutions expert for the commercial Cannabis cultivator, offers up a cutting-edge solution: …

NCIA Quarterly Caucuses & Urban-Gro’s Industry Perspective

In April the second round of NCIA Quarterly Caucuses crossed the country from New York to Seattle visiting 12 cities over 3 weeks. Each meeting brought together community leaders in Cannabis as well as state and national government representatives. It was a great expression of their work to further “Advocacy. Education. Community.” urban-gro’s team a Premier Sponsor and was in …