CBD Import and Export

The international Hemp import / export business while young, is poised to BOOM in the United States.  In this article, we address what is currently happening in hemp import / export, and how we expect the market to mature over time.   At the present date, importation of Hemp products consists mostly of CBD isolate […]

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Kush Marketplace: ‘Trusted’ Vendors (Beta)

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a free service to weed through the legal cannabis industry? We’re always looking for ways to improve the speed and efficiency of our wholesale cannabis platform, Kush Marketplace. Recently we’ve been developing a program that would highlight trusted vendors who are easy to work with, and grow great […]

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Crude CBD Oil: A Glimpse of the Future

This weeks Hemp update recognizes the squeeze in the biomass market and what is driving the pricing index in August.  In the past month, we have seen the USA reserves of high quality hemp nearly disappear. We would expect to see the market prices continue to climb for biomass, but I am seeing a price […]

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2018 Farm Bill Update

Opportunity is on the horizon. The 2018 Farm Bill will enable the tremendous growth of the hemp industry.  Think banking, interstate commerce, import / export of hemp, the “new” agricultural commodity. This year we expect a 5x of production of Hemp. This doesn’t include production from many states like California who have yet to issue […]

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5 Sales Tips for Hemp Farmers

Working as a buyer with hundreds of farmers, I have learned a lot about how a farm starts from the ground up, and what the best in the business.  In this article, we address 5 tips and tricks to prepare for the 2018 harvest, and to get the best price for your 2018 harvest. Create […]

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California Bans Hemp Derived CBD

On July 6, 2018 the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Food and Drug Branch (FDB) released new guidance on how CBD can be used in food produced in, or shipped into the state of California.   California defines “food” as follows: (a) Any article used or intended for use for food, drink, […]

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Kush Marketplace Live : Early Bird Special

The Kush Marketplace Event is back and BIGGER than ever!!! The Kush Marketplace Event brings together Producers, Processors, and Retail Buyers from across the state for a day of networking, marketing, relationship building, and wholesale deal making.  This is NOT your average trade show, filled with handouts and off the street consumers. The Kush Marketplace is […]

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Is There a Hemp Shortage?

Since the 2017 harvest, prices of Biomass have risen from $4.00 / % pt to $6.50+ / % pt.  This Biomass shortage is driving the prices up due to competitively  priced supply  dwindling in the major markets such as Oregon, Colorado and Kentucky. We track changing in pricing through average rates of Isolate, which is a […]

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2018 Farm Bill to Legalize Hemp

We are in a moment in history, the House of Representatives and the Senate have both passed a version of the 2018 Farm Bill that legalizes Hemp and Hemp derivatives.  This movement gained momentum on April 12 when Mitch McConnell, the Republican Senate Majority Leader, introduced a bill which will legalize hemp and hemp derived […]

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