CBD Surplus, or Mass Shortage?

The CBD Hemp market in the USA has breached an important tipping point, from CBD shortage to surplus.  Prices have fallen from $7,500 / kilo of CBD isolate to under $7,000 / kilo, with some businesses bottoming out pricing at $6,250 due to the need for cash flow to pay their bills. This article examines […]

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2018 Farm Bill Analysis

The final 2018 Farm Bill has passed the U.S. Senate with a vote of 87-13.  Now, the Farm Bill has passed the house with a margin of 349-47, and is headed to the President desk to be signed into law. Below we highlight sections in the Farm Bill that impact Hemp and CBD… Interstate Commerce […]

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Biomass Market Strategy

Professional brokers and deal makers exist in every ag industry. This is because the strength of a relationship with a farm or processor provides a familiar and trusted business opportunity.  All else equal, buyers and sellers will always choose a trusted resource over a new relationship. Currently in the hemp marketplace, there are many farms […]

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10,000 kilos of CBD – Market Analysis

Major Updates in The CBD & Hemp Industry: Industrial Hemp Litigation: U.S. Postal Service Loses CBD Delivery Case Hemp Legalization Is Officially In The Final Farm Bill The 10,000 kilo CBD isolate buyers (unicorns) are circulating through the hemp industry at an increasing rate.  The story is always the same, “I have a client who […]

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hemp Biomass Pricing Trends based on 2018 harvest

SEE THE 2020 UPDATE HERE The first question many hemp farmers and processors have is how to establish a fair market price for hemp biomass.  This challenge exists because of the inherent nature of the industry. We need to better understand the relationship between supply and demand in order to determine a fair market price. […]

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CBD Isolate Harvest Update 10-3-18

The CBD Isolate shortage is enduring and prices are holding.  We are seeing serious price change resistance during the first round of early harvest hemp, when we would expect to see indicators of price relief, the opposite is true.  Single kilo spot prices are holding between $7,800 and $9,000 per kilo, and ticking upward. There are […]

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CBD and Hemp Brokers: Good and Bad

Novice CBD brokerages operate as bridge builders and help new businesses enter the market through their relationships.  They have sales skills, but lack business infrastructure to grow their brokerage business beyond a couple individuals.  Novice brokers rely on NDAs and NCs before an introduction because the introduction is where all the value is created. These brokers are chasing tales of quick money made through arbitrage, by selling CBD material for more than they pay. […]

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Biomass Cost per LB Calculator

Trying to determine pricing for your hemp biomass? Curious if you paying a fair wholesale price for hemp and CBD? This calculator determines the cost / lb of Hemp biomass that is rich in CBD content.  Based on the price per percentage point CBD, this calculator tells you the final price per lb. There is […]

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CBD Extract calculator

The following calculators are based on the cost per milligram of CBD. Use the calculators to determine your cost per kilo of CBD extract, and what you are paying for a mg of CBD.  Ultimately, at the end of the CBD value chain, end consumers are paying for mgs of CBD.  This is why wholesalers […]

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