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June 24, 2021
We’re covering some very specific topics in the cultivation sector this week.
Record highs - temps that is
Across the country it’s way too hot for June. Outdoor marijuana growers are pulling shade cloths over plants. Indoor growers are watching the electric bill spike. This is bringing a whole other meaning to hot hemp. And the mercury’s just going to climb going into July and August. Read this article for some tips on how to manage unseasonably warm weather in your grow operation. One hint: workers like Otterpops.
New York land grab
With recreational legalization in New York on the way, everyone wants to take a bite of the Big Apple. Would-be cannabis entrepreneurs are scouring the state for available land to grow marijuana. One company is even looking to convert an old prison into a marijuana cultivation and processing site. If that doesn’t say marijuana prohibition was a failure, I don’t know what does.
Speedier yeast, mold tests
Seven days is way too long to wait for yeast and mold test results. Rapid tests are one solution. Six new approvals for such tests mean you could cut down your wait time by 50%, freeing you up for the most important work: growing great cannabis.
A cannabis hydroponics equipment and supplies company struck a deal to acquire organic nutrient and grow media company for $161 million.
From 1 to 100: How to Successfully Scale a Cannabis Operation
In this week’s episode of the Seed to CEO podcast, MJBizDaily CEO Chris Walsh speaks with Nicholas Vita, the CEO of Columbia Care, who shares how he started in the cannabis industry with a mom-and-pop dispensary in Washington DC and now heads one of the biggest cannabis companies in the United States, present in 18 states and abroad.
Keep ice in those water jugs and take a nap during the hottest part of the day.
Cultivation Reporter for MJBizDaily
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