Automation and Cannabis Production


In an interview for the May edition of Cannabis Science and Technology, I highlight some areas where cultivators would do well to automate their production process to help lower OpEx costs and increase the consistency of their products. 

“Once a cannabis operation reaches one acre in size, the business should consider automating,” said Douglas. “Facilities smaller than one acre can exist successfully as a manual operation, but employees will spend a lot of time hand watering, opening and closing vents, and moving plants. For operations larger than one acre, it will be absolutely necessary to automate the cultivation process to remain profitable on a commercial scale.”

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