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  1. B

    Aquaponics Greenhouse

    I'm helping a close friend who didn't make it as an aquaponics produce grower sell an automated greenhouse. He was seeking only produce growers, which seems like a pretty small market. I suggested that Cannabis growers might be a better option so I wanted to ask if anyone could recommend that...
  2. Love2Grow28

    Hi my fellow growers!

    Hello my fellow growers and entrepreneurs, I have been using this site for many years but have never actually registered and done my bit to be a part of the 420 magazine, now here I am and I'm about to start a fantastic DWC grow with greenhouse seeds cheese so pull up a chair and come and enjoy...
  3. Ron Strider

    OR: Three Things We're Excited To See In Portland Cannabis In 2018

    Portland cannabis business are happy to have 2017 behind them. It was a year of costly changes and a rapid transition into operations that, for the first time, had to worry about things like commercial kitchens and building occupancy. 2018 will be the real baseline, the first year when...
  4. Ron Strider

    CA: Lawmakers, Pot Growers Say Marijuana Cultivation Rules Favor Big Corporate Farms

    California's new rules allowing marijuana cultivation favor large corporate farms despite a promise in Proposition 64 that small growers would be protected, according to a group of state lawmakers and marijuana industry leaders who called Monday for the policy to be changed. The California...
  5. Ron Strider

    Taxes On Wholesale Marijuana Frustrate Alaska Growers

    With the cannabis supply in Alaska increasing and wholesale prices declining, growers are feeling a pinch from the state's wholesale tax. Some are calling for reform. The drop in wholesale prices is good for consumers because the retail price of marijuana also is dropping. Quality is a...
  6. Ron Strider

    At Country's Biggest Cannabis County Fair, Legalization Is Met With Relief And Fear

    For the last 14 years, the Emerald Cup has been a raucous two-day celebration of a longstanding California outlaw culture. Over time, it has evolved from a festival in a muddy Mendocino field to a highly choreographed event, but its spirit remains intact. Each December after the harvest...
  7. Ron Strider

    Guam: Is The Bill And The Marijuana Growers Ready Or Not

    I DON'T think it is a matter of IF we will legalize marijuana anymore given the Senate's seriousness on the issue and the fact that many in the House of Representatives and the general public are also anxiously waiting on the Senate to finalize the Bill. There are just three major hurdles for...
  8. Ron Strider

    UT: Marijuana Growers Crave Brigham Young University Student's Organic Fertilizer

    Joseph Walker says he's killed his weight in worms. But after a dozen tries, Walker believes he's come up with an effective process for encouraging worms to eat – and more important, to poop – and then converting their teeny droppings into an organic fertilizer. The Brigham Young...
  9. Ron Strider

    California Rules Leave Cities And Counties To Set Cannabis Acreage Caps

    California's three state licensing authorities released their emergency regulations for cannabis last month. Those rules leave it up to cities and counties to place a cap on acreage for growers seeking a license to cultivate cannabis. "It has been a very fast and furious year with the...
  10. Ron Strider

    Oregon Vineyard Sues Aspiring Marijuana Grower Neighbors

    A Yamhill County judge has denied a motion to dismiss a complaint filed by a vineyard owner against aspiring marijuana growers. The vineyard owner, Momtazi Family LLC, claims marijuana odors would damage wine grapes with "foul-smelling particles." The Capital Press newspaper reports...
  11. Ron Strider

    California's Marijuana Industry May Be In Deep Trouble, Depending On Your Perspective

    From growers to investors, the marijuana industry has most everyone seeing green. According to cannabis research firm ArcView, legal weed sales are expected to grow in North America by 26% a year through 2021, yielding a nearly $22 billion market. Of course, that could be touching the tip of...
  12. Ron Strider

    From Pot Edibles To Farming Techniques, California Sets Marijuana Rules

    California released long-awaited rules Thursday that will govern the state's emerging legal marijuana industry, while potentially opening the way for larger-scale cultivation that some fear could strangle small-farm growers. The thicket of emergency regulations will allow the state to begin...
  13. Ron Strider

    Ohio Picks 11 Smaller Growers For Medical Marijuana Program

    Ohio has chosen its first 11 growers for its medical marijuana program, but it could be months before they can start their first crop. The smaller growers announced Friday by the Department of Commerce would cultivate up to 3,000 square feet. That's a small portion of the anticipated...
  14. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Farms Hit Hard By California Wildfires, Will Cause Price Surge

    As wildfires have raged across Northern California, claiming lives and scorching more than 200,000 acres, they are also taking a toll on cannabis farmers who have lost both homes and valuable crops — and have little hope of getting help from insurance or banks in an industry that remains legally...
  15. Ron Strider

    For Cannabis Farmers, Rebuilding After Fires Is No Certain task

    As wildfires have raged across Northern California, claiming lives and scorching more than 200,000 acres, they are also taking a toll on cannabis farmers who have lost both homes and valuable crops – and have little hope of getting help from insurance or banks in an industry that remains legally...
  16. Ron Strider

    Burned By California Wildfires: Local Marijuana Industry

    The same fires that have destroyed Northern California's wineries have also taken a toll on the region's marijuana farms, which were about to begin an important harvest less than three months before the nation's largest recreational pot market opens for business in January. At least 31...
  17. Ron Strider

    CA: The High Price Of Cheap Weed

    The drive to Casey and Amber O'Neill's HappyDay Farms winds up a dirt track off Highway 101, three hours north of San Francisco. The road climbs to 3,000 feet along a ridge with stunning views of pine-covered mountains and the blue band of the Pacific Ocean, 25 miles to the west. As I turn...
  18. Ron Strider

    California's Marijuana Farmers Fear Crops Could Go Up In Smoke

    Marijuana farmers and dispensary owners across Northern California are nervously watching as wildfires burn through some of the state's prime cannabis growing areas and destroy valuable crops, which could drive up prices for consumers across the country. "This is right smack in the middle of...
  19. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Growers Risk Being Wiped Out By California Fires

    For many businesses in northern California, it will take years to rebuild from the wildfires that have decimated the region. For many legal cannabis growers, the destruction could be insurmountable. At least six marijuana farms have been destroyed, said Hezekiah Allen, executive director at...
  20. Ron Strider

    California Wildfires Destroying Pot Farms Just Before Legal Sales Begin In State

    The Northern California wildfires this week have destroyed at least seven marijuana farms just months before the state begins licensing legal sales of cannabis, making it the "worst year on record" for loss of crops, an industry leader said Tuesday. Many growers lost their homes and farms in...