A/V Nerd & Plant Manager
More from Alex Shanahan
We’re Not Trimmers, We’re Trichome Preservers
Bella McCreary has overseen trimming operations for harvests as small as 12 pounds to rolling 500-pound harvests.
Feb 18th, 2021
Bad Advice on Cannabis Leads to National Security Trial
A cautionary tale of how not to react to really, really bad advice.
Jan 15th, 2021
Even a Bare Minimum Certification Can Improve Cannabis Business Operations
Cannabis Safety & Quality worked with cultivators, extractors and manufacturers to create stringent standards for cannabis facility certifications. In an initial pilot program in late 2020, 10 facilities were audited; only two passed.
Jan 14th, 2021
Green Flower Built High-Demand Cannabis Curriculums from Nothing
But acceptance has been an uphill battle as universities and even students push back against the stigma of being affiliated with a "weed school."
Jan 8th, 2021
A Vape Crisis in 2019, COVID-19 in 2020, Yet Tailwinds in 2021
How Convectium survived the vape crisis and a global pandemic to come out a stronger company.
Dec 18th, 2020
The Industry Is Wasting Too Much Product Because the Body Can’t Absorb It
He fought the war against HIV and hepatitis and was working on a way to make milk more sustainable when a twist of fate turned him on to cannabis.
Dec 4th, 2020
Aerospace Engineer Bails on Boeing to Build Elite Extraction Equipment
His team had a half-billion-dollar R&D budget at Boeing. Now, he's starting with a clean slate — and a slightly smaller budget.
Nov 25th, 2020
Many Jumped into the Cannabis Industry, but Few Are Making Money
How Shawn Honaker overcame alcohol addiction and homelessness — and used life lessons from growing up dirt poor — to build Yeti Farms gram by gram.
Nov 18th, 2020
Cannabis Won Big on Election Night, But What's Next?
After losing many battles over the years, momentum has never been stronger for cannabis reform.
Nov 11th, 2020
Building a Twinkie Machine for the Cannabis Industry
It's time for the industry to move beyond disparate equipment and use complete automated systems.
Nov 5th, 2020
Fully Dewaxed Extract
A typical ROI on a Capna machine is just six days, but that's assuming that you can sell all of the oil you can produce.
Aug 12th, 2019
Source Water Treatment Systems
By purifying water prior to irrigation, feed formulas are more consistent.
Aug 12th, 2019