Touch the Soil News #1125 (Feature photo – Hemp Farm – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) AgroPro in Eastern Europe has over 4,000 acres under contract production. Along with its sister company Borela UAB (hemp processor) the company has just been acquired by a Canadian company for over $6 million. The Hemp plant has three important parts: 1) Seeds which are used for food and personal care products, 2) Leaves and flowers which produce CBD used in wellness products, supplements and beauty products. 3) Stalks which are used to produce fibers for paper, building materials, clothing and other textiles. You can read the full story here: http://www.globalaginvesting.com/aurora-cannabis-acquires-europes-largest-organic-hemp-producer/ Want More? – Sign…
Touch the Soil News #1123 (Feature photo – Harvesting Hemp – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) Hemp Magazine recently reported on a rather interesting trend. The legalization of medical and recreational cannabis in many states has created an explosion of cannabis farming – which has dramatically softened the price of cannabis. A number of Oregon cannabis growers as quitting and going exclusively to hemp for the production of CBD oil. You can read the full story here: https://thehempmag.com/2018/09/in-oregon-a-marijuana-exodus-creates-a-hemp-renaissance/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Touch the Soil News #1121 (Feature photo – Hemp – CCA Sa 3.0 Unported) For hemp farmers that want to focus on growing hemp for CBD rich flowers (for CBD oil) the goal is to have fields of feminized hemp which create the CBD-rich flowers for the CBD oil. Hemp Magazine recently interviewed Bryan Sawyer, the managing partner of Envision Farms in Monte Vista, Colorado about how they go about creating seed that will produce female plants 98 percent of the time. You can read the full story here: https://thehempmag.com/2018/09/farmers-find-profits-selling-feminized-hemp-pollen-seeds/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #251 (Feature photo – Hemp Crop – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) With Canada allowing hemp production, growers must buy certified seed as seed saving is not allowed. Farmers must be licensed to grow industrial hemp. Much of the Canadian effort to move hemp into the mainstream has been orchestrated by the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance. The Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance has information on what is going on in marketing as well. Interesting is that there is a movement in Canada called “Dirt to Shirt” which strives to create a production and manufacturing system to make hemp clothes. You can learn more about the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance in…
Positive Future #250 (Feature photo – The Great Seal of the State of Utah – Public Domain) The Utah Legislature approved the rules and regulations needed to allow the industrial production of hemp, according to Utah Public Radio. According to the new rules, industrial hemp cannot be grown within 1,000 feet of schools and there needs to be a sign with a clear indication that the plants being grown are hemp, not marijuana. The new guidelines are to go into effect on October 15, 2018. You can read or listen to the full story here: http://www.upr.org/post/utah-officials-give-green-light-industrial-hemp-production Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #249 (Feature photo – Pure Hemp Oil – CCO 1.0 Universal Public Domain) On the forefront of Hemp CBD oil is a company called Charlotte’s Web, headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Claiming to be one of the world’s leaders in quality CBD hemp oils, the company recently went public, raising almost $100 million through the sale of approximately 13 million shares on the Canadian Securities Exchange. You can learn more about the company and its products here: https://www.cwhemp.com/about-us Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #245 (Feature photo – Industrial Hemp – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) Kazmira, a company located near Denver, Colorado is the world’s largest CBD Oil manufacturer. The company sources hemp from partnership farmers growing some 240 acres of hemp across Colorado. The company is capable of producing around 1 ton of CBD oil a month. You can learn more about the company here: http://www.kazmira-llc.com/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #244 (Feature photo – American Hemp Field of the 1940s – Public Domain) The modern word for canvas comes from the Arabic word for hemp. In 1942, the U.S. government made a film promoting the domestic production of hemp as foreign supplies of rope material were disrupted by the war. Patriotic farmers of America in 1942 planted 36,000 acres of seed hemp. The government film linked below shows how hemp was grown and cultivated back in the 1940s. Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #242 (Feature photo – Hemp Oil – CCO 1.0 Universal Public Domain) According to a recent press release from Hemp, Inc., the company has signed a letter of intent to buy 100,000,000 hemp seeds from a California seed company for five years. The seed will be processed to make CBD oil for the domestic market. Interestingly, China has over 1 million acres of hemp devoted to the textile industry. Canada has over 150,000 acres devoted to hemp production for seeds to eat and hemp oil. You can read the full report here: http://hempinc.com/hemp-inc-letter-of-intent-to-purchase-cbd-hemp-seeds/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Touch the Soil News #1106 (Feature photo – Hemp Seeds for Hemp Oil Extraction – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) Brue Perlowin, CEO of Hemp Inc., is at the forefront of getting hemp de-listed as a controlled substance. The industrial hemp that is at the center state of the controversy is not controversial as it has insufficient active ingredients for a psycho-active drug. Perlowin explains just how important industrial hemp is to the population and the planet. Click on the link below and watch Perlowin’s video on the subject: http://hempinc.com/media/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!