Technology

Treating Strawberries With CBD Oil Lengthens Shelf Life

Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive component of cannabis, has promising potential as an antimicrobial treatment to fresh produce, according to researchers from the Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology at the University of South... more »

Sweetwater Hemp’s Ice, Water Hemp Extraction Facility To Open In 2021

With more than 150 continuous years of farming under its belt, the Cruise Family of Pleasanton, Nebraska operates several successful agricultural businesses. This includes an acre-sized greenhouse providing produce to more than 300 Wal-Mart locations,... more »

Pipp Horticulture Acquires Vertical Air Solutions

Pipp Horticulture (a division of Pipp Mobile Storage Systems, Inc.), a provider of multi‐level mobile cultivation systems, has acquired Vertical Air Solutions LLC (VAS). Based in Santa Cruz, California, VAS provides air circulation systems and... more »

Hemp Potency Testing Available Through Texas A&M AgriLife

The ability to conduct potency tests for the state’s newcomer crop – hemp – during the growing season is coming to Texas A&M AgriLife soon with the new Texas A&M AgriLife Hemp Testing Service. Hemp... more »

Thanksgiving Cannabis Sales Top $238 Million

Business intelligence from Akerna, an enterprise software, leading compliance technology provider, and developer of the cannabis industry's first seed-to-sale enterprise resource planning (ERP) software technology, finds that cannabis consumers spent approximately $238 million during the... more »

Cannabis Sales To Reach $270M Over Thanksgiving Weekend

New business intelligence from Akerna, an enterprise software, leading compliance technology provider, and developer of the cannabis industry's first seed-to-sale enterprise resource planning (ERP) software technology (MJ Platform), anticipates a 78% increase over average daily... more »

Free Cultivation Software Available For California Cannabis Operators

Ciclo, a vertically integrated cannabis software technology company, is offering its cultivation software for free to all California licensed cannabis operators beginning Nov. 16. This free technology enables operators to experience an advanced cultivation tool... more »

New Mexico Highlands University Adds Hemp Certificate Program

The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents approved a new program in Emerging Business Markets Entrepreneurship. The program’s initial concentration will offer students a certificate in industrial hemp entrepreneurship. Before launching, the program must... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
Erica Hernandez
Emma Lookabaugh
Melissa Maguire
Cole Mangum
Oz Marshall
Meagan Nace
Tiffany Nohl
Chris Plane
Mike Prol