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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Greenhouse Ventures Hosts Philly’s First Major Cannabis Conference

Editor’s Note: urban-gro is an exhibiting sponsor of the Greenhouse Ventures “Innovation in the Cannabis Industry: Technology, Medical & Investment” conference. Mark Doherty, Director of Sales, will be in attendance. You may contact him at mark@urban-gro.com or visit him at urban-gro’s exhibit booth. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tyler Dautrich, Greenhouse Ventures /p/ 610-406-7505 /e/  tyler@greenhouse.ventures Date: 04/27/2016 Immediately Following Medical Cannabis …

Trending Topics for Growers at MJBizCon in Orlando

Trending Topics for Growers at MJBizCon in Orlando The Spring 2016 Marijuana Business Conference is being held in Orlando, FL from May 9-11. The event bills itself as America’s oldest and largest cannabis tradeshow. urban gro is looking forward to participating both as a booth sponsor and with our own Shelly Peterson presenting on a panel focusing on the move …

urban gro is pleased to be joining select NCIA Q2 Quarterly Cannabis Caucuses as a Premier Sponsor

These Quarterly Cannabis Caucuses are designed to facilitate inspiration, networking and education while preparing participants to contribute to their legislative efforts on the national level. Each Caucus is free of charge for current NCIA members and include an in-depth federal policy update, an informational packet filled with detailed legislative analysis and recent federal policy developments, and an organizational update. NCIA …

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 …

Connect with urban-gro at CannaCon Seattle

urban-gro is participating at CannaCon Seattle February 18-19-20. urban-gro is exhibiting at booth 209 where urban-gro’s cannabis cultivation, IPM and lighting experts, including J. Chandler and Shelly Peterson, are meeting with attendees to discuss their commercial growing needs. Shelly Peterson is also presenting a seminar on Technology – Lighting on “Cultivation Light & its impact on the Power Grid”. With …