Category Archives: Agriculture

Farmers Friday: The Need for Cannabis Standards

ASTM Standardization News FULL ARTICLES AND THANKS TO THE ASTM: https://www.astm.org/standardization-news/?q=features/need-cannabis-standards-mj17.html New cannabis committee addresses industry demands for standards that support consistent testing, personnel training, and more. BY JACK MAXWELL The notion of a robust global cannabis industry — with branded products, corporate stakeholders, and government regulations at various levels — would have been unthinkable just a few decades ago. Yet

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Sunday Report | Regenerative Farming: CULTIVATION CLASSICS + The Emerald Cup

DEFINING VALUES: From last years event: 2019 REGENERATIVE CANNABIS FARM AWARD 2019 Application Now Closed. Join us in congratulating our fresh round of applicants, which include: Mentari FarmsEast Fork CultivarsPhoenix Rising FarmThe PlantStaeFli FarmsLane Creek Reserve/Lane Creek Hemp Co We are excited to extend the opportunity for Oregon producers to receive recognition for our outdoor producers’ commitment to regenerative practices. A

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GREEN TECH TUESDAY | Machine Learning Agri-Future?

Let’s discover how agriculture can benefit from Machine Learning at every stage: Species management Species Breeding Our favorite, this application is so logical and yet so unexpected, because mostly you read about harvest prediction or ambient conditions management at later stages. Species selection is a tedious process of searching for specific genes that determine the effectiveness of water and nutrients

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FARMERS FRIDAY | A Natural Resource to Enrich the Earth

SafeRock is committed to creating an environmentally better future with their 100% natural resource! SAFEROCK MINERALS SafeRock is at the forefront of agricultural sustainability in its efforts to provide a natural solution to the global crisis of soil degradation. Their resource has been certified for use in organic agriculture as a mineral soil conditioner. The minerals are 100 per cent recoverable with

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GREEN TECH TUESDAY | |Fluence Bioengineering:

THEO TEKSTRA is on the team and MedMEM’s facility Fluence continues to expand across Europe. The science-based approach Fluence takes to horticulture requires clear communications based on product and application benefits. To that end, Theo Tekstra, is joining Fluence by OSRAM as Product Marketing Manager for the EMEA region. Theo has overseen disruptive product introduction into the hydroponics market for a

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FARMERS FRIDAY | UNDERSTANDING HOW INDUSTRIAL HEMP FITS INTO OUR AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPE 

Industrial Hemp Pilot-Program INTRODUCTION The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) created the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program to research the growth, cultivation, and marketing of industrial hemp in North Dakota. The goal was to increase the understanding of how industrial hemp fits into the current agricultural landscape, and investigate how it may contribute to the economy of North Dakota. LEGAL

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Organic Regenerative Cannabis Cultivation Conference

VANCOUVER – BRITISH COLUMBIA  The Science of Organic Regenerative Cannabis Cultivation Conference January 11-13, 2019 Ticket available here:  https://www.regenerativeorganiccannabis.com/vancouver-british-columbia Well Done Canada, you are the first, and thanks for highlighting that we need this plant in our daily lives “The goal is to grow organically and to become regenerative. With this all in mind our focus and tool belt will

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