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How To Train Your Plants

Topping is a fundamental tool used to train plants. It enables growers to force plants to grow horizontally instead of vertically, making the most efficient use of available lighting. Topping is a simple way to increase yields by removing the tip of the top of the plant growth, allowing it to send vital energy out to lower nodes, encouraging growth outwards, instead of up.

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How Smart Is Your Fertigation System?

AgTech has revolutionized the way crops are grown, both in indoor and traditional growing environments. Controlling environmental factors and agricultural processes with acute precision leads to better crop yields, better resource management, lower costs, and improved environmental conditions. As a result, more and more growers are embracing automation in their operations. One technology that has become extremely popular across various crop types is smart fertigation – the synthesis of fertilization and irrigation. 

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Indoor vs. Outdoor: Which Cannabis Cultivation Is Right For You?

While indoor-grown cannabis has grown in popularity in recent years because of its uniformity and durability, some companies embrace cannabis's roots — growing outdoors. Cultivating cannabis in the great outdoors has its benefits but also comes with uncertainties that companies should consider before making a decision.

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Can CO2 Increase Your Greenhouse Yield?

The quick answer is yes, but to properly adust CO2 levels, it's crucial to comprehend how the process works. So let's start with a little CO2 education. 

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Agtech Trends: Greenhouse Automation


Agtech has had a profound impact on the agricultural landscape. As a blanket term, "agtech" has been used to describe a host of innovations occurring at the intersection of technology and agricultural production, encompassing everything from crop-surveillance drones to remote lighting tools.

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How To Expand Your Grow Vertically

How To Expand Your Grow Vertically

A lack of space to expand crop size has been a limiting factor for growers and farmers for as long as agriculture has existed. Still, thankfully, technology has answered the call for help with an increasingly popular solution – grow up.

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B Force Farm Highlight

Recently, our very own Account Executive Jim Stephens went on-site in the great pacific northwest to visit one of our favorite customers, B Force Farms. Located in Hillsboro, Oregon, it's a small town that grows some big buds. Jim came to town to do a site follow up and ensure that the recently installed Fertigation system was functioning correctly on the B Force cannabis farm, and to make sure owner Kirby Marcellini was satisfied.

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Are Your Plants Getting Too Much Light?

Too much of anything can be a problem. Light is no exception, and a thoughtful grower needs to be strategic about the placement and strength of light sources in a greenhouse environment. Let's examine over-lighting and consider available remedies.

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Are Your Plants Suffering From Nutrient Burn?

Nutrient Burn – How to Detect Overfertilization and Nip it in the Bud

One common problem that many indoor growers run into is the leaves of their plant's browning, curling, and drying out around the edges. The most likely cause is nutrient burn. 

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4 Cannabis-Infused Chocolates For Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate that special someone in your life. If you're single, it's a time to avoid going out to dinner or the card aisle at Target, but it is a uniquely special time of year if you love chocolate. And who doesn't love chocolate!? Especially when they're infused with cannabis and or CBD. So check out my personal favorite cannabis-infused chocolates to celebrate this auspicious occasion.

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