Technology is inescapable. That’s not a new or particularly original idea, but for many cannabis growers it’s a surprising one. The new age of growing has arrived, and whether or not they like it, growers are going to have to embrace new technology in order to stay competitive in their markets.
While one grower has multiple laborers pulling blackout tarps, another grower has automated his light-deprivation and eliminated the labor cost. While one grower is frequently administering nutrients and monitoring their delivery, another has a state-of-the-art fertigation system and rarely must consider nutrient delivery. Tools and techniques like these can make the difference between an operation that sets the market standard and one that will be out of business in a year.
The stakes are high, and growers must not only embrace technology they can obtain today, but