Drying Your Hemp Biomass w/ Shivvers Manufacturing|The HempList #59|

Kyle & Chase discuss Drying, Curing, & Post Harvest for the Hemp / Cannabis industry this week, perfect timing for the Harvest Season! Shivvers Manufacturing has taken their knowledge and experience working with Grain Drying equipment made for industrial farming, and applied that to the growing Hemp industry. Focusing mainly on drying Hemp Biomass, Shivvers has developed systems and equipment to fit even the largest hemp farms drying needs. Chase and Kyle talk about the challenges that come with a transition from Grain to Cannabis, and what’s on the horizon for drying technology! […]

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Sweetwater Hemp on the Largest Ice Water Extraction Facility, Walmart, & More! |The HempList #58|

Brett & Chase have a ton to talk about with Sweetwater Hemp; everything from how the family grows herbs for Walmart (if there’s a future in Walmart Hemp Products), and how Sweetwater is currently operating the largest Ice Water Extraction facility in the world! Chase and Brett also get into the science of Ice Water Extraction, and how Sweetwater ensures the cleanest, full spectrum oils that are used to make a wide range of products in the Sweetwater catalog including tinctures, and gummies made in house.. […]

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Discussing Chemistry, Testing Equipment & Cannabis W/ Dr. Kuhn from Shimadzu Scientific Instruments |The HempList #55|

Chase and Dr. Eberhardt Kuhn have a great discussion starting with some basic Chemistry questions surrounding the differences between different cannabinoids like THC and CBD. Then Dr. Kuhn explains the differences between different methods of testing cannabis such as Liquid Chromatography, mass spectrometry, how they work, and what is specifically used for Cannabis. Chase also has a ton of cannabinoid questions for the PHD Chemist, everything from reading Cannabis Test Results on labels, to CBN conversion in cannabis smuggled from Mexico! […]

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Manufacturing Capsules, Soft Gels & Building Your Brand w/ Custom Capsule Consultants |The HempList #56|

Now with Custom Capsule Consultants Robert & Trish Hill help provide white label capsule services for brands as well as provide their own line of unique products. Trish talks about their philosophy behind designing new products, gives advice for new brands, and even talks about some under utilized product categories in the space. Finally Robert discusses some of the challenges of producing capsules in house and how they have even been working on providing Vegan Capsules! […]

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The HempList #54: Nano Cannabinoids & Starting The First Cannabis Testing Lab w/ Nanobiologics

Randy started CannaSafe, a licensed and accredited cannabis laboratory in 2011, the first of its kind in the United States! Chase asks Randy to tell his personal story and how he went from being a chemist to working in the Hemp and Cannabis space with Nanobiologics Research Corp, then gives a detailed breakdown of how our two cannabinoid receptors actually work with cannabinoids. Now Randy has paired up with Billy Malone to manufacture a wide range of nano cannabinoid products, with the focus on water encapsulated nano ingredients rendering 100% bio-availability on cellular uptake. […]

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The HempList #53: Going Public with the Largest Hemp Processing facility in the US: (GENH) Generation Hemp Inc

In this 20 min interview Gary walks us through how Generation Hemp Inc went public, how they’re using one of the largest Hemp processing facilities in the USA, and even future expansion plans.. First Chase asks about how Gary took his experience from fundraising in the oil and gas industry to taking a hemp company public (and why?). Then learn about what exactly Generation Hemp Inc is doing right now, and some of their plans in the near future (NASDAQ?!). […]

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The HempList #52: Bladeless Hemp / Cannabis Trimming with Tom’s Tumblers & Python Systems

No introduction needed for one of the most well known and popular trimming machine manufactures Tom’s Tumbler! Chase and Tom discuss everything from starting Tom’s Tumblers with a simple idea (fishing net), to the next evolution of trimming technology. Tom dives deep into why bladeless trimming is better in most cases for trimming hemp and cannabis flower, and even gives us a sneak peak into his next project with Python systems (full plant continuous trimming?!). […]

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The HempList #51: Delta 8, The State of CBD Sales w/ RDSP Farms

Dylan and Chase have a great discussion as of July, 2021 discussing everything from beneficial insects to the current state of the Hemp Industry and Delta 8. Dylan happens to be in his truck with nematodes and lacewings that he’s on the way to apply at his Hemp Farm in Southern Oregon. Chase asks about how he uses the insects before they jump into Dylan’s background in wine, and some of the CBD, CBG, CBN, & Delta 8 products that RDSP Farms has to offer. Finally they discuss how CBD sales have gone down since the introduction of Delta 8 and what that holds for the future of the Hemp Industry! […]

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The HempList #50: Hemp Greenhouses in the Heat of SC & Building a Community w/ Natural Harvest

The Natural Harvest crew (Calvin, Dwayne, & Rodney) walk us through how it’s been in South Carolina building high quality Hemp Greenhouses in the heat! They discuss why they decided to get into the Hemp Industry, and some of the unexpected challenges faced while building their greenhouse. Finally, learn all about how Natural Harvest was able to build a strong community around them including local hemp farms, the State of South Carolina, and even Clemson University! […]

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The HempList #49: In House HPLC Chromatography Testing For Hemp & Cannabis w/ Cann-ID

Alex has a background in the Wine industry, and shares how they’ve had similar experiences with inconsistent testing with wine. Now with Cann-Id Alex brings their experience to the Hemp & Cannabis industry with Cann-ID which opens up even small to medium sized farms to in house testing. Chase & Alex talk about why testing is important in the cannabis industry, how they got into the industry, and what’s next on the horizon (psilocybin?!). […]

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