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Ep 357 - Fully Automated Cannabis Cultivation Is Here Thanks to Vertical Farming Co.
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What happens when vertical farming meets cannabis? The highest quality, consistency, and yield at the lowest possible cost.
Here to tell us more is Raymond Chang of Agrify, a developer of highly advanced grow solutions for the indoor agriculture marketplace.
Learn more at https://www.agrify.com
[1:01] An inside look at Agrify and its proprietary vertical farming solutions
[1:53] Raymond’s background as a serial entrepreneur and how he came to be CEO of Agrify
[4:17] The different components that make up Agrify’s automated cannabis grows, from vertical farmings units (VFUs) to advanced cultivation software
[9:25] The ROI per square foot for a facility with vertical farming units versus one without
[11:45] The price range for Agrify’s vertical farming units and how they pay for themselves in less than a few months
[16:08] Agrify’s fine-tuned SaaS component and the insights growers are loving most
[19:45] Agrify University, a 3,500 square foot vertical farming facility in MA that offers extensive hands-on training for new Agrify growers
[20:27] Opportunities for cultivators to license their grow recipes to other cultivators through Agrify’s platform
[24:49] Where Raymond sees the cannabis’ grow tech and automation space heading over the next 3-5 years