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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Two Cannabis-pesticide related bills Colorado legislators might tackle in 2016

For those who grow cannabis in a commercial facility two bills before the Colorado legislature that might be tackled this year are noteworthy that relate to pesticides. One deals with the “Pesticide-free Cannabis Certification Program” and the other is “Rules for Allowed Cannabis Pesticides”. According to the Colorado Springs Independent, “when it comes to passing and implementing new regulations, state …