Disease Resistant Hemp Requires Research and Time

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Disease Resistant Hemp Requires Research and Time

Cannabis selection has occured over thousands of years, for the intoxicating resin or fibrous characteristics.  Selection was retarded in much of the world due to prohibition, but pockets of breeding have continued, or reemerged in recent decades.  The rebirth of a national hemp industry in the US has given rise to a very crowded seed breeding segment, and we speculate that as much as 1/3 of our estimated hempseed acreage in 2020 – 21,138 acres – could be devoted to hemp seed production for sowing.  Hemp seed...

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Impact of New Agency Leadership on Hemp Remains Unclear

Impact of New Agency Leadership on Hemp Remains Unclear

Hemp stakeholders have yet to discover the scope of engagement between various federal agencies and the hemp industry.  Yesterday’s Hemp Bulletin commentary...

Comprehensive Cannabis Policy Needed for both Hemp and MJ

Comprehensive Cannabis Policy Needed for both Hemp and MJ

***The Hemp Bulletin will not be published tomorrow in observance of Good Friday. Our normal schedule will resume Monday***

Ongoing Quest for FDA Guidance

Ongoing Quest for FDA Guidance

CBD policy development at the FDA has by all appearances, been set aside.  The cannabinoid segment sees regulatory guidance as...

Industry Pioneers

Industry Pioneers

As new business ventures for hemp fiber emerge, a common challenge is having no working model to emulate.  Farmers have...

Lifecycle Assessments Needed for Hemp

Lifecycle Assessments Needed for Hemp

The pace and scale of industrial hemp segments development is a common topic of discussion within the hemp sector.  This...

One Year On…

One Year On…

One year ago, today, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic.  At the end of that Wednesday...

CBD Markets

CBD Markets

Market projections for CBD have stated that the current market is anywhere from $2-4 billion globally, and expected to...

Developing Industrial Hemp Segments Will Take Time

Developing Industrial Hemp Segments Will Take Time

Without regulatory assurances, or conventional financial services, the hemp industry faces significant headwinds. Hempseed is the most freely traded...

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04.14.2021

Inflation Fears and Technical Buying Drive Soy Oil Higher

Inflation Fears and Technical Buying Drive Soy Oil Higher

Inflation Fears and Technical Buying Drive Soy Oil Higher

Agricultural and energy prices surged higher on Wednesday, driving soybean oil prices sharply higher. Most palm oil...

04.14.2021

Apparel & Leather Goods Supply Chain Complications Persist

Apparel & Leather Goods Supply Chain Complications Persist

Steer prices dropped $1.50-$3 on some selections today. Bids from Chinese buyers are very limited and a few dollars lower than last week’s trading levels. Bids from Korea continue...

04.13.2021

Disease Resistant Hemp Requires Research and Time

Disease Resistant Hemp Requires Research and Time

Cannabis selection has occured over thousands of years, for the intoxicating resin or fibrous characteristics.  Selection was retarded in much of the world due to prohibition, but pockets of breeding...

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