Profitability Continues to be a Moving Target for Hemp Operators

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Profitability Continues to be a Moving Target for Hemp Operators

The economics of hemp production are a moving target at this stage of industry development.  A large part of this is due to the lack of historical hemp prices, and unclear supply and demand.  Hemp prices dictate revenues, but profitability will ultimately rest on efficiency and lowering costs of production.

Both costs and revenues vary considerably between the various hemp market segments.  Cannabinoids are especially unclear now amidst the collapse of the extract economy.  ∆8THC has been responsible for many operators continued solvency, but as ...

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Persistent Research Needed to Develop Sustainable Hemp Production Systems

Persistent Research Needed to Develop Sustainable Hemp Production Systems

Today is Earth Day, and leaders of forty nations have gathered virtually for a US hosted climate summit. Biden has...

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...

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***The Hemp Bulletin will not be published tomorrow in observance of Good Friday.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...

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