Fleurish Farms New Cannabis Cultivation Technology Delivers Dramatic Reductions in Electricity and Water Consumption

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One of the most interesting panels at the recent New West Summit was a presentation by Dr. Jonathan Cachat of Fleurish Farms about new sunlight capture cultivation technology that Fleurish Farms is applying to the cannabis industry, DSS SunGrown Indoor™, which we first wrote about in August. The company has created and tested a hybrid solution to growing that has the advantages of growing indoors but at a dramatically lower cost due to the use of natural sunlight that is converted into lighting and supplemented by Heliospectra LEDs. The technology, pictured below, involves using cylinders to capture the sunlight, transfer and control it and then deliver it uniformly to the plants, a solution that differs greatly from hybrid greenhouses with glass roofing.

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For those that weren’t in attendance at his presentation, which inspired a great amount of interest and inquiry from those who were, Dr. Cachat will  be hosting a free webinar to discuss over a year’s worth of research on how to apply natural sunlight to indoor grows. The results, backed by scientific data, include an 80% reduction in electricity, minimal water usage and improved product quality. He will discuss the technology and the research that took place in their California facilities and supports adoption of the technique. The free webinar will take place on Thursday, October 27th at 2:15 PDT/5:15 EDT.

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Exclusive article by Alan Brochstein, CFA
Alan Brochstein, CFA
Based in Houston, Alan leverages his experience as founder of online communities 420 Investor, the first and still largest due diligence platform focused on the publicly-traded stocks in the cannabis industry. With his extensive network in the cannabis community, Alan continues to find new ways to connect the industry and facilitate its sustainable growth. At New Cannabis Ventures, he is responsible for content development and strategic alliances. Before shifting his focus to the cannabis industry in early 2013, Alan, who began his career on Wall Street in 1986, worked as an independent research analyst following over two decades in research and portfolio management. A prolific writer, with over 650 articles published since 2007 at Seeking Alpha, where he has 70,000 followers, Alan is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and a frequent source to the media, including the NY Times, the Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, and Bloomberg TV. Contact Alan: Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Email

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