The Future of Profit: Cannabis and Hemp Automation Technologies

You’ve worked hard to build your cultivation operation. Now cost pressures are mounting, and depending on your market, the price-per-pound may be in a nose-dive.  The Solution? Automation. Cannabis and hemp automation technologies — once viewed as a labor-saving convenience — now make the difference between staying competitive and going out of business. What Do…

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How to Thrive as a Cannabis Grower in a New Market

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The 4 Essentials for Success as a New Cannabis Cultivator Congratulations! You’ve won a license to cultivate cannabis in a new market. But it’s not all fun and games — now the real work starts. Whether you’re licensed in New Jersey, Arizona, or any of the other states that legalized cannabis in 2020, there are…

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How to Start a Cannabis Cultivation Business in 2021

New Jersey, Arizona present big opportunities. The elections of 2020 brought a wave of cannabis legalization. Voters approved every cannabis-related ballot initiative, opening up new markets in New Jersey, Arizona, Montana, Mississippi, and South Dakota. Experts project that these markets will gross $2.5 billion annually by 2024. That has investors and would-be license holders asking…

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Decarboxylation Prior to Extraction: Benefits and Drawbacks

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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