August 2021


CAST Coverage

CAST 2021: 7 eye-catching varieties and trends

The annual California new plant introduction pilgrimage returned in June 2021 after a brief (online) hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some trends we noticed and a few varieties we liked during our time in the Golden State.

Brand Spotlight

Palmateer’s pointers

SePRO’s latest hire, Dr. Aaron Palmateer, is excited to help growers with his years of expertise.


The right light

How to verify manufacturer claims to ensure you have the best lighting fixtures for your facility.

24 tips to improve greenhouse efficiency

Evaluate and improve your maintenance practices and facility workflow—from airflow to lighting and everything in between—by following these expert pointers.

Higher ground

The ‘sky is the limit’ for GreenSeal Cannabis Co., a Canadian company taking vertical growing to new heights with six levels of cannabis cultivation.

Roots to Road

Weeds got you down?

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when we are talking greenhouse weed control. Dr. Chris Marble, Dr. Emma Lookabaugh, and Jen Browning discuss weed control options in and around the greenhouse.