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 …

Marijuana’s Electric Bills Are Sky High

urban-gro’s Shelly Peterson, Vice President of Lighting Sales, is interviewed by Inside Energy on how to reduce a grow facility’s energy consumption.   Video produced by Vicky Collins. Filmed and edited by Dennis Flippen. Marijuana is Colorado’s newest cash crop. Between January and June of 2015, more than 112,000 pounds of bud were sold in the state. The Denver Post …

P.L. Light Systems introduces Lightshine reflector cleaning service in North America

The commercial greenhouse industry has seen significant innovation over the past few years. The greenhouse of today looks remarkably different to those considered to be at the cutting edge of design just a decade ago. The most significant innovations have been in greenhouse technologies—driven by increasing energy and labor costs. Growers have realized the advantages of investing in equipment and …