Ask the Experts: Extraction, Part III: For People that Are New to Cannabis Extraction, What Is the Best Piece of Advice You Can Offer to Get Them Started?

September 9, 2019

Leading extraction scientists and researchers from the cannabis industry—John A. MacKay, Synergistic Technologies Associates and Brian C. Smith, Big Sur Scientific—participate in this round-table discussion series on extraction. This month they offer advice on how to get started for people that are new to cannabis extraction.

Factors Influencing Yields in Extraction, Part I: Understanding the Influence of Starting Material and Performing Extraction Calculations

April 4, 2019

At a glance, modern extraction machines can seem a little mysterious: plant material is added to an extraction chamber, processing parameters are chosen, the extraction process is carried out, and an output of material is collected. Part I of this series examines the two main biologically-inherent starting-material influences.