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How Container Farming Can Give Growers a Competitive Edge

Agriculturalists looking to boost their bottom line are increasingly adopting farming containers as their grow medium of choice.Unlike a greenhouse, which must literally be built from the ground up, a shipping container is entirely self-contained and portable. It can be delivered to any site fully outfitted, and can be up and running in virtually no time at all. 

For farmers seeking a competitive edge, this ready-made method offers a decided advantage in terms of speed to market, reducing labor costs, and boosting efficiency.

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How Technology Can Take Your Cannabis Grow to the Next Level

In 2012, when Colorado voters passed Amendment 64, many saw the legalization of cannabis as a great experiment. Since then, marijuana has practically gone mainstream, with medical use becoming legal in more than half of the states in the union, and a rising tide of states allowing recreational use. As a result, cannabis is now a booming industry. In 2017, the U.S. market saw sales reach $9 billion, and analysts predict that figure will rise to $21 billion by 2021. That would make the cannabis industry bigger than the NFL, America’s most profitable sports organization, which generates about $13 billion in revenue.

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