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Batch 64 Insights

Cultivation perspective and industry insights from a regenerative approach.

100% Coco Expanding Cubes v. Rock Wool


This Batch 64 showdown compares 100% coco expanding cubes v. rock wool.
The Fertilizer Showdown: Dry v. Liquid


We’ll help you, the cultivator, examine what works, and what doesn’t, so you can choose the best fertilizer for your operation in this Batch 64 Showdown: Dry v. Liquid Fertilizers.
Don’t Drain the Swamp


The cannabis industry’s demand is rising for peat, which unfortunately has the potential to bring us face-to-face with an environmental catastrophe.
Altitude Organic Medicine: Not Just Doing Good, Doing Your Best


We understand that as commercial cannabis operators, it’s important to maximize productivity per square foot the same way any other manufacturer does in other industries, and to do so you cannot sacrifice efficiency. We believe that if you’re spending more time to create the same amount, you will be less profitable. Batch 64 saved Altitude Organic Medicine approximately $136,500 in potential lost efficiencies.
Evolving and Growing With the MJardin Group and Lightshade: Co-Creation and Operational Systems Design at the Multi-State Operation Level


How exactly does a cannabis cultivation company create consistency in product, keep the right amount of growing media across all facilities on hand when they need it, reduce costs and avoid downtime? They co-create with the Batch 64 Customer Success, Product Development and Logistics teams to find an overall cultivation solution, custom blend formulation and just-in-time logistics to create efficiencies that scale and lower labor and supply costs.
Heavy Metals


Batch 64 examines the need for heavy metal testing and gives insights to our process.
John-Paul Maxfield, CEO/Founder Batch 64, I Consume Cannabis to Help Me, “Destigmatized Series”, Produced By Grasslands Agency


John-Paul Maxfield, CEO Batch 64 and Founder of Waste Farmers, is interviewed by Grasslands Agency Founder and CEO Ricardo Baca about life changes amid cannabis legalization.
Regenerative Cultivation: Techniques and Opportunities at Indo Expo Denver 2020


John-Paul Maxfield, Batch 64’s Founder & CEO, talks and explores not only specific techniques and processes that cultivators can implement into their cannabis and hemp operations, but also dives into the social benefits that regenerative cultivation can offer.
Native Roots: Continuing to Liberate Happiness Through Quality & Consistency


Cannabis cultivation enterprises on the rise to success can’t afford downtime, inefficiencies, and lost sales. In such a burgeoning industry, focus on growth means the difference between success and failure. So how does a company stay competitive in the current environment while continuing to grow with their customers in a rapidly changing industry?
Batch 64 - Insights - Article - A Regenerative Economy and the Future of Business


I’d like to share a story about how we came to be, the purpose behind the company, and why we believe it can be a model for businesses around the world.
Batch 64 - Insights - Case Study - Oregon Bud Company


Targeted Nutrient Solution: Oregon Bud Company Lowers Nutrient Costs by 75% and Increases Efficiency
When Cheap is Expensive


A cannabis grow’s decision to save $4,000 a year by substituting a high-quality coir product with a cheap one resulted in an estimated $100,000 loss.
The Coconut Coir vs. Rock Wool Showdown


Batch 64 breaks down the good, the bad and the downright ugly in a showdown of coconut coir vs. rock wool.
Batch 64 - Media - Denver Business Journal - Diggin It


John-Paul Maxfield likes to think big and create. The CEO and Founder of Waste Farmers and Batch 64 didn’t get into business to make or sell a product. He got into business to change the world, and he wants the company he started to last for generations.
On A Quest To Transform American Agriculture, A Startup Sells Dirt To Pot Farmers


After getting fired from his data analyst job at a Denver private equity firm in 2009, John-Paul Maxfield embarked on a grandiose-sounding mission he describes as “speeding up the adoption of a new food system to feed humanity wherever we live.”
40 under 40 winner - John-Paul Maxfield


40 under 40 winner – John-Paul Maxfield – John-Paul Maxfield believes that sustainable agriculture can help meet growing food demand while also decreasing environmental damage.