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Indoor Growing of Vegetables vs. Cannabis

Indoor Growing of Vegetables vs. Cannabis

Even experienced indoor vegetable growers can face a substantial learning curve when they begin to grow cannabis. The cannabis plant has its own characteristics that are unlike those of most vegetables. As the number of states that legalize cannabis continues to rise and growers face an increasing amount of competition, it’s more important than ever […]

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Growing Higher – The Fastest Way to Expand Your Business

Growing Higher – The Fastest Way to Expand Your Business

After all the recent economic challenges, it’s natural to be hesitant about expanding your business. However, with margins tightening and competition increasing, you know you’ve got to make some decisions – and soon. The answer is to grow up. Vertical growing is the fastest and most economical way to produce more plants. Four main benefits […]

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Common Vertical Farming Mistakes

Common Vertical Farming Mistakes

What causes a vertical farm operation to fail? A unique panel discussion of industry leaders explored that question as part of the first “Aglanta” conference. In the discussion, sponsored by agritecture.com, three industry experts weighed in on the top nine reasons vertical farms fail. The panelists include Paul Hardej of FarmedHere; Mike Nasseri of LocalGarden; and […]

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5 Essential Vertical Farming Tools for Your Grow Room
5 Essential Vertical Farming Tools for Your Grow Room

In order to compete in any industry, you need the right tools. The competitive cannabis industry is no different. If you’re ready to increase yields and maximize profits through vertical growing, here is a list of five essential tools you’ll need for your grow room. Mobile Grow Racks Mobile grow racks allow you the flexibility […]

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Benefits of a Mobile Multi-Level Cultivation System
Benefits of a Mobile Multi-Level Cultivation System

It’s a basic rule of business. To clear more profit, you need to sell more products with reduced overhead costs. In the agricultural industry, that usually translates to growing more plants in less space. In the highly competitive cannabis market, you may think that goal is impossible. However, that means you haven’t yet tried a […]

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5 Advantages of Mobile Vertical Cannabis Growing
5 Advantages of Mobile Vertical Cannabis Growing

As of April 2021, 17 states, the District of Columbia, and two U.S. territories have passed legislation to regulate cannabis for adult recreational use. In fact, in the months between November 2020 and April 2021, every cannabis-related ballot measure before U.S. voters has passed.   Whether you’re an established grower or just launching your business, you already […]

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Farm economics – soilless (hydroponic) farm costs
Farm economics – soilless (hydroponic) farm costs

Local and sustainably grown foods are becoming more popular among general public. As food grown in this way becomes more competitive in pricing, the popularity can only increase. For farmers using hydroponics, this means that analysis of their farm economics and business strategy needs to be evaluated often. Profit margins for hydroponic greenhouse farms are […]

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