How to Navigate the Supply Chain Crisis as a Cannabis Cultivator

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The global supply chain is in shambles. Two years of continuous manufacturing disruptions, the impacts of COVID-19 lockdowns, the Ever Given in the Suez Canal, and now, the Ukraine war have accumulated into a crisis of historic levels. Every industry is feeling the crunch of the global supply chain crisis.  The effect of this crisis…

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A Guide to LED Lighting Certification for Commercial Grow Rooms

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Growers once shrugged off LED grow light technology as a subpar alternative to traditional HPS lighting. But this tech has rapidly proven naysayers wrong. Today’s best LED grow lights easily outperform legacy lights — you just have to know how to establish which come with LEG lighting certification and which are low-quality knockoffs. Which leads…

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Grow Room Solutions for Ergonomic Design Improves Cannabis Cultivation

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For most cannabis cultivation companies seeking to build new facilities or revamp existing spaces, one consideration is paramount: maximizing canopy size. But the future of indoor cannabis farming needs to broaden its scope beyond the hyper-focus on square footage. What if there are grow room solutions that could improve outputs by pivoting to also focus…

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Optimizing Cannabis Facility Design and Workflow for Maximum Output

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The average indoor cannabis cultivation facility is now more than 33,000 square feet (Statista). Within the walls of these large-scale commercial operations, producers have begun to realize that the all-too-familiar cannabis facility design is no longer working. Cultivators have become acutely aware of how workflow and facility features impede overall output. Indoor cultivation has reached…

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Traditional Indoor Vs. The Agrify Solution

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Moving cannabis production indoors improves yields, quality, consistency, and ultimately, market value. But is there a way to take these improvements one step further? The Agrify Solution is a combination of high-tech vertical farming units (VFUs) and Agrify Insights™, that outperforms all other other vertical cannabis grow systems. Agrify improves outcomes over and above traditional indoor…

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5 KPIs for Cannabis Cultivators

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There’s more than one way to measure cultivation success. It’s not just about total annual yields anymore. Yield per square foot, turns per year, consistency between harvests, and reduced overhead are just a few examples of how cultivators are improving the quality of their products and the profitability of their business model. Setting different key…

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5 Vertical Farming Benefits That Set Up Your Grow for Success

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According to numbers issued by the World Bank, only 10.8 percent of the planet is arable land. With the earth’s population pushing 8 billion, it’s time to question the sustainability of traditional agriculture practices. There is an increasing challenge to balance land for people and land designated to feed those people. As such, vertical farming is…

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5 Ways Vertical Cannabis Grows are Changing Cultivation  

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Vertical farming is expected to be a $15.7 billion industry by 2025. Cultivation experts widely regard this approach as more efficient and environmentally friendly, all while being less wasteful when compared to other cultivation methods. Now, it’s popping up in high-value crops like cannabis. Could vertical cannabis grows become the future of the industry? Cannabis,…

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3 Reasons Why Consistency Matters for a Quality Harvest  

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Fragrance, appearance, trichome quality — these are just a few of the factors the industry uses to evaluate the quality of a cannabis harvest. And while it’s not an insider secret on how to achieve these characteristics, it hasn’t proven easy to replicate them time after time. Yet, advances in cannabis cultivation tech is changing…

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