The Ten Steps to Cannabis Processing Success

Cannabis processing success hinges important touch points on the road to products such as vape cartridges, concentrates, edibles, and pre-rolls. With cannabis products, it’s all about the process. The ultimate goal of any cannabis cultivator is to transform raw plant material into an array of products without losing any of the flower’s heady characteristics. This […]

A History of Cannabis Cultivation Equipment

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Cannabis cultivators have historically been forced to use equipment meant for other industries. Before legalization, cultivators used equipment made for other industries, including retail, food and beverage, agriculture, and pharmaceuticals. With modern-day cannabis cultivation equipment on the rise, cultivators now have access to soil nutrients, lighting, HVAC, harvesting tools, and packaging machinery specifically designed for […]

The Basics of Commercial Grow Room Automation

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From grow lights and watering systems to ventilation and temperature control, there are many opportunities for automation in a commercial grow room. Some of the most common forms of commercial grow room automation include grow lights and irrigation systems. Grow lights can either be set to simple timers or paired with LED systems via mobile […]

5 Steps To Maintain Trichome Quality and Potency During Harvesting

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Trichomes determine the cannabis bud’s potency and each strain’s unique flavor and aroma. Trichomes are microscopic hairs on cannabis buds that contain the majority of the plant’s cannabinoids and terpenes. Protecting trichomes at harvest time means carefully flushing cannabis, removing fan leaves, trimming the weed correctly, drying the buds, and curing the cannabis. Despite its […]

Everything Cannabis Cultivators Should Understand About Automated Batching

Weighing, combining, and packaging cannabis is far more efficient and cost effective with automated batching. Automated batching cannabis saves time and money for cultivators and cannabis processing, as it makes precise measurements, reduces product loss, and protects trichomes, thereby preserving potency. Automated batchers also ease the burden of labor costs, which helps cannabis cultivators and […]