The New Farmers Market

I talk with a lot of cannabis farmers. A lot! Hearing views of individuals is always insightful. I talk with people that love us and talk with people that really don’t understand us. I’ve had my share of earfuls from the skeptical, but I personally know of many that have greatly benefited from the Kush […]

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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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September Trends: Winter Is Coming

The calm before the storm doesn’t apply to cannabis. Just days into September we are already seeing some interesting ‘pre-harvest’ trends across the wholesale cannabis marketplace. Buyers vs. Sellers Overall prices this month are looking unstable. There seems to be a difference in mindset between most buyers and sellers which has pushed the gap between […]

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CBD Basis Points : How to Price CBD

Hemp is the next commodity for the US agriculture market. The CBD market is exploding due to  new consumer products, from topicals to coffee, hitting the market on a daily basis. After hundreds of conversations at trade shows such as NOCO, CBD World Expo, NCIA shows and Cannacon, my understanding is that the consumer facing […]

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2018 Hemp Harvest : Industry bottlenecks

As I write this article on the future of Hemp, the 2018 Farm Bill conference meeting is taking place in DC (watch here), with the potential to legalize hemp and hemp derivatives, including CBD.  With multiple mentions of the late John McCain, the conference is a great example of bipartisan collaboration.  I believe this conference […]

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Recent Bug Means Boost In Supply

We recently sent a newsletter with a link to the wrong post. Click here to read about the do’s and don’ts of posting a product. We’ve been moving fast here at the Kush Marketplace pushing out new features and updates to better support sales this fall. Recently we’ve made changes in new user registration, and […]

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The CBD Crisis

The CBD Isolate market is exploding, which may be good or bad depending on your supply contracts.  From July 15th – August 8th, market prices for a single kilo of CBD Isolate were holding steady around $7,500 – $7,800. During the last two weeks, we have seen a 15% increase in the cost of a single […]

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Fires and 2018 crops

We put the wrong link in our last newsletter.. To see the blog post on classifying cannabis click the link below: Greenhouse, Hoop House, Light Dep (How to Classify Cannabis)   Every Summer the images of wildfires burning across the U.S. are becoming much more common. There is no question the fires are happening more […]

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Here Comes the Light Dep & Trim

It’s already hitting the Marketplace from the 1st Light Dep crops just being processed these past 2 weeks. Thousands upon thousands of pounds of premium product from all over California. After just returning from several farm tours in Humboldt and Mendo I have seen it with my own eyes! The skill and efficiency of California […]

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‘Croptober’ Is Coming

Outdoor farms, as we all know, will be harvesting by the end of October flooding the market until April or May. To most, this isn’t news. Based on the theory of supply and demand, I’d anticipate another big drop in outdoor prices which brings me to the next question, how much is 2017 outdoor product […]

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