Tech Tips Tuesday

Microbiology and Cannabis: It’s No Small Problem!

with Jessa Youngblood, Cannabis Industry Specialist at Hardy Diagnostics

Join us as we take a look at the logical steps to create safe and compliant microbiology testing practices in the cannabis lab.

Weighing in Regulated Applications
By George Hatziemanuel, Market Manager, Laboratory, Ohaus Corporation

An overview of regulations and regulating bodies, terminology, and concepts relevant to situations where a balance is used in ‘direct sale to the public’ (or “legal for trade”) applications.

Liquid Temperature Control for Extraction Methodologies
With Mark Diener, Product Manager and Kim Wolfson, Sales Team Leader, Julabo USA

An overview of temperature control units for CO2, EtOH and liquified hydrocarbon extraction methodologies. Sizing the proper unit for temperature range and capacity is critical for maximum processing throughput.

Phil Alfieri Real Time Monitoring and Data Logging
With Phil Alfieri from Rotronic

Discover how a real-time monitoring system with 24/7 centralized monitoring and automatic report generation will allow you to log, track, analyze, and compare conditions in cultivation and production facilities.

Understand Pesticides and their Analytical Challenges to the Cannabis Industry
With Patricia Atkins, R&D and New Products Chemist

Pesticides are now a daily part of our world, from the anti-bacterial soaps we use to the commercial pesticides that are applied to our food. Over the past fifty years, the number of commercially available pesticide formulations has grown from a few dozen to thousands of preparations.

This technical tip will look at the development of modern pesticides and how those pesticides are applied, regulated and analyzed.  While some of these pesticides are easily screened by using conventional and traditional methods of analysis, some pesticides, however, can be more challenging.  We will discuss some of the most popular pesticides in use and the challenges some modern pesticides being used today in the cannabis industry.