Decarboxylation is an important aspect of cannabis and hemp processing that is often discussed but not always entirely understood. From a chemical perspective, decarboxylation removes a carboxyl ring from the cannabinoids found within raw plant material and releases carbon dioxide as a result. Raw plant matter contains the acidic forms of common cannabinoids, seen as…

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Methods and Machines to Assist a Crucial Component of Processing The ability to properly dry hemp is one of the most important steps in hemp processing and production operations. Even if high quality hemp is grown, failure to thoroughly dry the harvested plant material can turn a profitable harvest into a lost crop overnight. Improper…

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How to Dispose and Compost for Cannabis Compliance With the number of legal states growing with each new election season, waste regulations and requirements for how to properly dispose of cannabis waste are regularly being developed and differ slightly from state to state. Adhering to these regulations is of utmost importance for any grower or…

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