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Come along and follow us on our mission to create sustainable businesses in licensed cannabis and hydroponic lettuce. On this page we will share highlights of the Cultivators journey.

Think before you grow – or better put: think before you spend your money. If there is one lesson to be learned from the first day of the Leafy Hydroponics Summit, this would be it. As the possibilities…

In the realm of high-tech horticulture, the mantra “Successful cultivation, successful business” holds profound significance. As technology advances, the horticulture industry is witnessing a revolution, particularly in the cultivation of leafy greens using hydroponic systems. In this article,…

June, a Busy and Exciting Month for the Team of Cultivators! From the Cultivation for Compounds International Event on June 10 focused on the cannabis research that has been conducted as part of the consortium, to GreenTech in Amsterdam, and…

Thai Stick is a Cannabis for Wellness cultivation company, headquartered in Thailand, where the tropical climate offers both opportunities and challenges. Rehan Mehta, the CEO of the company, joined us for this interview to share his experience of…

Welcome back to our Cultivation for Compounds (CfC) consortium article series! For the March 2024 release, we contacted Phormium. Before we start, for our new readers, the CfC is a four-year research project and representation program committed to…

“Worldwide, we observe a shift towards indoor cultivation in leafy greens. Driven by supply security, reduced water and fertilizer usage, and, of course, the desire for maximum yield per square meter. Leafy greens are logically following the trend…

Article 8   Welcome back to our Cultivation for Compounds (CfC) consortium article series! For the January 2024 release, we contacted Frank Janssen from Grodan, to tell us more about Grodan’s solutions and why they joined the CfC…

Last Tuesday was an exciting day for the medicinal cannabis industry, led by the teams of Cultivators and Innexo. Presenting during the Acceleration Day. Left; Sonny Moerenhout, Right; Dominique van Gruisen As previously shared, Cultivators paired up with…

Article 7, CfC, Interview with Cannabis Drying; Nick Abbingh   Welcome back to our Cultivation for Compounds (CfC) consortium article series! For the November release, we interviewed Cannabis-Drying.com, one of the partners of the consortium with a focus…

The team members of Cultivators are always busy, between project management, training, and cultivation advice, we make sure to visit and contribute to international events. Last two months we had multiple opportunities to be involved in several important…

Welcome back to our Cultivation for Compounds (CfC) consortium article series! For the October release, we contacted MJ-Tech, the high-pressure fog system partner of the consortium. Before we start, for our new readers, the CfC is a four-year…

Welcome back to our Cultivation for Compounds (CfC) consortium article series! For the September release, we contacted Fluence, the lighting manufacturer of the consortium. Before we start, for our new readers, the CfC is a four-year research project…

Operational Excellence Training introduced by the teams of Innexo and Cultivators. Cultivators and Innexo join forces and pioneer a new section in the cannabis education sector. Together, they offer a new hands-on cannabis training model that is unique…

Article 4, CfC, Interview with Bart Jansen “The laboratory is the eyes and ears of a project like CfC” Brightlabs about Cultivation for Compounds consortium Welcome back to our Cultivation for Compounds (CfC) consortium article series! For the…

GreenTech 2023 delivered on its promise to be the largest and most impactful conference for the horticulture industry. With over 700 exhibitors, people from around the globe visited Amsterdam to gain knowledge, do business, and expand their network….

Article 3, CfC, Interview with Jornt Spit & Bas Nieuwesteeg “We learn, which is an important goal I think all partners share” Welcome back to our Cultivation for Compounds (CfC) consortium article series! For the May release, we…

 What are your plans for June 13th – 15th? GreenTech Amsterdam, one of the world’s biggest horticultural exhibitions, is getting closer, and as Cultivators we are taking care of our people. Using this link you can register for…

Last week our cannabis consultants Sonny Moerenhout and Kjell Sneeuw travelled to Bangkok for Noufrontiers ’23, the place to be when it comes professional cannabis cultivation in South-East Asia. Cultivators was back this year after the previous edition…

Last month, we kicked off a series of articles about the Cultivation for Compounds (CfC) consortium. The CfC is a four-year research project and representation program committed to cannabis cultivation. This article is the second of this series….

Our consultants Sonny Moerenhout and Kjell Sneeuw were interviewed by Groenten & Fruit, a horticulture journal, about the Cultivation for Compounds (CfC) research consortium. The article, titled “Cannabis, not a copy-paste tomato cultivation”, goes into detail about the…

Welcoming up to 400 delegates, the NouFrontiers 23 will take place this year at Radisson Blu Plaza, Bangkok, Thailand on the 6 – 7 of April. Delegates from all across Asia and in particular Thailand, Malaysia, and Japan…

On the 14th of March, Cultivators, World Horti Center, and Vertify hosted the second event around the Cultivation for Compounds research consortium. After a welcome drink and a chance to catch-up, the session was kicked off by host…

It is so nice to see our clients success shared on professional platforms such as Hortidaily! Andreas Scherzer shared the lettuce story of Scherzer Gemüse, an already big cultivation company, founded in 2013, producing fruit vegetables such as…

Cultivation for Compounds (CfC) is a consortium committed to a four-year research and representation program on cannabis cultivation. For more in-depth information about this project please check this article. One of the fifteen companies involved is Biobest Group,…

Nutrient deficiencies in Cannabis

Published on 3-02-2023

Introduction It goes without saying that plant nutrition is crucial for crop growth, development, and yield. For cannabis, nutritional needs and subsequent fertilizer recipes are dependent on growing system, cultivar demands, climate conditions, etc. Of course, growers strive…

We introduced Kjell for the first time in a different article, in which he told us about his internship at Overseed; the first licensed R&D medicinal cannabis greenhouse facility in France. After finishing his internship and graduating, we…

The first Cultivation for Compounds hackathon (CFC) hosted at the World Horti Centre (WHC) was a success. Honours students from the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) were invited to the World Horti Centre to get a unique insight…

On the 22nd of November, the first event from the Cultivation for Compounds (CfC) consortium took place. Participants from the consortium were invited to attend this event as an opportunity to learn and share insights into the medicinal…

It is not the first time we write about Cultivators’ new talents, who started as interns at the company. This article will introduce you to our latest intern, Kjell Sneeuw, a 23 years old Master’s student at Wageningen…

Introduction Cultivators is focused primarily on cannabis and lettuce cultivation and facility design. To better understand the post-harvest practices of extraction of cannabis compounds, the Cultivators worked with a team of students from Wageningen University and Research. For…

This year’s GreenTech Exhibition took place in Amsterdam, and finally, after 2 years of Covid-19 restrictions, the industry had the chance to meet, catch up, and exchange knowledge once again in full swing! Cultivators was extremely busy during…

Vertify, Cultivators and World Horti Center have formed the consortium Cultivation For Compounds, together with a group of dedicated suppliers. This consortium has committed to a four year research and representation program on Cannabis Cultivation. The research program…

Gartenbau Van den Broek (Paul, Marcel & Jolanda van den Broek) are already growing tomatoes in Germany for over 10 years now. Since 2021 they started with aubergine (eggplant) cultivation on 1.25 ha. Of course with many years…

WUR Rooting Trials

Published on 10-01-2022

Introduction The rapid development of the medicinal cannabis industry requires companies that continuously innovate their products and continuously acquire knowledge on crop cultivation such as Grodan and Fluence by OSRAM. Therefore a scientific study has been conducted together…

Cultivators invests in young talents by providing internships for students from Wageningen University (WUR) amongst others. It provides valuable insights for the interns, Cultivators and our partners in the industry. And now our newest addition to the team,…

Cultivators was present at the first GreenTech 2021 at Amsterdam RAI since the pandemic. After a long-winded period of online meetings it was an absolute pleasure to meet up with colleagues, clients, and friends again. GreenTech in the…

Introduction With experience in the recreational and medicinal cannabis industry Cultivators observes a shift towards compound production instead of production for kilograms. Ensuring safe & sound ingredients is critical for cannabis growers. With this observation a multidisciplinary team…

Mapping and standardizing business protocols are becoming an increasingly important issue, both in terms of food safety and operational security. At the same time, a greenhouse is not an autonomously running object. Cultivation in greenhouses and vertical farms…

Cultivators is continuously conducting research and monitoring developments in the industry. In the past weeks we as a group students of Wageningen University conducted research on the supply chain change of lettuce under supervision of Cultivators. For this…

The cannabis market is flourishing with many opportunities. At the same time the cannabis industry is surrounded by stigma, misconceptions, and unanswered questions. However in the past years Cultivators has seen positive movement towards a clear cannabis landscape….

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