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!
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!
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?!).
The HempList #48: Growing High Quality Hemp Flower in Oregon ft. Feel Good Hemp
Oregon and Northern California is home to some of the most experienced cannabis and hemp growers in the nation. Hear all about the challenges that come with growing hemp, the differences from traditional cannabis, and the current market for Hemp Flower in this interview!
The HempList #47: CannaVentures of West Virginia
West Virginia has become an interesting case in Hemp since 2018. The state has looser delta 9 THC laws than most states, which isn't always a good thing.. Tyler & Francis break it down and talk about how growing their first crop of Hemp in West Virginia went in 2020. Francis even tells his story about how he went from a CBD Tincture customer, to working for the company!
The HempList #46: Pioneering Cannabinoid Pet Treats w/ Suzie’s CBD Treats
Suzie's CBD Treats is one of the longest running brands in the cannabinoid pet treat space! Chase welcomes Caleb Gilmore the President of Suzie's CBD Treats on the HempList to talk about how they got started over 5 years ago, and discuss everything a pet treat consumer would need to know. They discuss payment processing challenges in the beginning, and even go over pet specific dosages for their CBD products!
The HempList #45: Growing Hemp Organically / Using Companion Plants ft Carroll Botanicals
Everest and Carroll Botanicals has a ton to share about growing organic from Eastern North Carolina. Chase and Everest get specific in this interview going into how Carroll Botanicals dealt with water drainage in NC, organic pest prevention, and even how they are growing other plants like Sage, Rosemary, Bamboo, ext to benefit the hemp farm!
The HempList #44: From Hemp Seed to Consumer Sales: Vertical Integration w/ Eco Corp
After having challenges building reliable supply / distribution chains Jose & Derek decided to create a fully Vertically Integrated business plan that can help someone launch a product from seed to consumer sales. Eco Corp has it's hands on everything from growing Hemp, to processing biomass for minor cannabinoids, and even retail/consumer sales. Learn about how the industry works, and how Eco Corp goes from seed to sale in this HempList Podcast!
The HempList #42: From Washington Apples to Hemp! Rising Labor Costs, Hemp Flower, & More Ft. WHO Orchards
Chase & Andy discuss how it’s been coming from growing Apples, Cherries, and other fruits in Washington to WHO Orchards first Hemp Harvest in 2020. Andy goes into how overhead costs in his orchards have increased 59% in the last 3-5 years, and hemp was an alternative. They also discuss some of the general challenges faced in his first year of growing hemp.
The HempList #41: Transitioning From Tobacco to Hemp Production Ft. Red House Manufacturing
Tony goes into the challenging transition from producing traditional Tobacco cigarettes, to 'hemp sticks' and Hemp Prerolls. From modifying the existing technology, to building out a supply chain and distribution from scratch! Tony is also located in New York, and with cannabis legalization looming they talk about how that will change the market and how it's going in New York pre-legalization.
The HempList #40: Getting CBD Into Circle K & Building A Trusted Brand w/ Sky Wellness
One of the largest Hemp Brands in the world joins us for a high level discussion in everything from running a lean startup, to getting CBD products into Circle K! Currently in 1,100 storefronts and growing, Sky Wellness and the affiliated brands not only have an interesting story, but a ton of knowledge and strategy to share about marketing a Hemp brand and building up to large scale distribution.