FutureLand Signs Deal To Purchase 49% of Active Cannabis Grow License in Oregon

Sales of legal cannabis predicted to continue growth

OREGON: FutureLand Corp, a leading provider of strategic real estate investment, grow facilities and material solutions to the global cannabis industry, announced today that its subsidiary, FutureLand Oregon LLC, has agreed to purchase 49% ownership in Groovy Groves, LLC, an Oregon recreational cannabis license holder. Cameron Cox, CEO of FutureLand Corp., said, “This has always Read the full article…

Hemp, Inc. Announces Plans To Cultivate 50 Acres Of Industrial Hemp In Spring 2017

Hemp Inc plans NC Hemp Cultivation in Spring 2017

NORTH CAROLINA: Hemp, Inc. executives report that its wholly owned subsidiary, Industrial Hemp Manufacturing in Spring Hope, North Carolina is set to grow 50 acres of industrial hemp next door to their NC processing plant in the Spring of 2017. According to a company news release, the Spring planting of industrial hemp hinges on the North Carolina Read the full article…

Two Rivers Water and Farming Company Subsidiary Receives Court Order for Eviction of Suncanna

GrowCo Partners 1, LLC ("GCP1") received a court ordered Writ of Restitution from the Pueblo County, Colorado District Court.

COLORADO: GrowCo, a majority owned subsidiary of Two Rivers Water and Farming Company, has announced that on July 22, 2016 it received a court ordered Writ of Restitution from the Pueblo County, Colorado District Court. By September 6, 2016 at 12:00 P.M. MDT, Suncanna must vacate the marijuana-focused greenhouse owned by GCP1. If, by this time, Suncanna Read the full article…

Putting Pests in Their Place

To build organic matter into the soil, the farmer can choose any combination of beneficial practices.  Adding carbon sources like compost and biochar, avoiding pesticide damage, and carefully choosing diverse plant species known to stimulate soil life are common Eco Ag tactics.

By Dr. Richard Freeman, aka Dr. Rick  By now everybody knows that pests and pesticides are a big problem in the Cannabis industry.  With a grow house full of nitrogen-rich, moist pot plants, the little critters are going to come, by hook or by crook.  And, what’s a farmer to do? The answer depends upon Read the full article…

Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board Issues Marijuana Rules, Announces Retail License Application Schedule

The WSLCB has temporarily lifted the restriction to allow licensed producers to meet the demand expected with the opening of new retail stores. A new cap will be applied at a later date.

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) today adopted emergency rules and issued new draft rules to begin the public process of aligning the medical marijuana market with the existing recreational market. The Board’s actions are the result of 2015 legislation, the Cannabis Patient Protection Act, which established a priority system for licensing existing Read the full article…

Upscale Marijuana Is Moving Online

Although California has yet to legalize recreational marijuana use, the estimated annual cannabis harvest in Humboldt County alone is greater than the yearly demand in Colorado several times over.

CALIFORNIA:  The parking lot at Wonderland Nursery is often full of Ford F-150s belonging to area growers, who have come to pick up clones — stem cuttings of cannabis that have been replanted — and glean advice for their crops. The airy, two-story facility sits on the outskirts of Garberville, Calif., a little hub of Read the full article…

Regulating Water Use By Pot Farms

AB 243 represents a groundbreaking new vision for the future of California cannabis agriculture — especially when it comes to water use.

CALIFORNIA: The California Assembly plans to hold an unprecedented hearing on April 15 to examine a proposal to regulate a controversial, billion-dollar state crop: marijuana. At first glance, Humboldt County Assemblymember Jim Wood’s proposed regulation bill, the “Marijuana Watershed Protection Act” looks innocuous: It would add a single paragraph to the state’s water code, and one Read the full article…

Growers Are Making Bank on This Green, Fragrant Bud. No, Not That One

Hops are the fluffy green buds whose oils give beer its bright and bitter flavor. They grow on bines, and always clockwise.

CALIFORNIA: In 2011, Jan-Erik Paino, a former construction worker and grape-picker, launched a new craft beer company in Sacramento inspired by Captain Frank Ruhstaller, a Swiss immigrant who owned several of the city’s hundreds of breweries in the late 1800′s. Paino wanted to make a beer to carry on Ruhstaller’s legacy. Ruhstaller’s JE Paino Maddie Oatman Paino’s first Read the full article…

Puget Island May Embrace Marijuana Production, Though Begrudgingly So For Many

Wahkiakum County native Shane Kehrli, 26, and partner Chris Bianchi, a Wahkiakum County resident for three years, are seeking state approval for a 2,000-square-foot or bigger marijuana grow operation called Natural Paths in a building owned by Kehrli’s father.

WASHINGTON: This community of corn fields and dairy cows could soon be growing a more controversial commodity. Aspiring marijuana farmers have filed two applications with the Washington Liquor Control Board to locate along State Route 409, the main drag across the island. The applications have thrust the rural area into a debate facing communities across the Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana: How Two Connecticut Towns Are Preparing for Licenses

The space where Greenbelt Management hopes to develop a medical marijuana production facility.

CONNECTICUT: In January, the state’s Department of Consumer Protection will begin awarding the first ever licenses to medical marijuana producers and dispensaries in Connecticut. While the licenses are awarded by the state, it’s been left up to individual towns to decide if they want to host one of these facilities. Two communities in Connecticut have taken Read the full article…