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September 21, 2020
Santa Fe Farms Acquires FathomNM’s Post Cultivation Services

Santa Fe Farms LLC, a company in the production, extraction, manufacturing, and distribution of THC-free, hemp-based phyto-cannabinoids, has acquired FathomNM, LLC’s post cultivation services as part of its overall hemp operations in New Mexico. FathomNM,... more »

September 20, 2020
Metrc Awarded Oklahoma Seed To Sale Contract

The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) has signed a contract with Metrc, a national company in 14 states, for the implementation of a statewide seed-to-sale tracking system. The contract creates a system to track marijuana... more »

September 17, 2020
Wildfire Threatens California’s Largest Cannabis Growing Region

A wildfire that began in mid-August now threatens California's "Emerald Triangle" — an area known for cannabis cultivation, consisting of three counties: Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity. The August Fire Complex has burned through 839,175 acres and... more »

September 17, 2020
Michigan State University, Tribal Nations Partner For Hemp Variety Trials

As consumer interest in hemp continues to grow, Michigan State University (MSU) is expanding its research and outreach efforts by partnering with several groups to assist farmers with production of this emerging crop in the... more »

September 17, 2020
Great American Media Promotes Greg Sebel, Adds Cindi Olwell

Great American Media Services, publisher of Cannabis Product News, has announced staffing changes within its award-winning Specialty Agriculture group of publications. Greg Sebel, who has served as integrated marketing consultant for Fruit Growers News and... more »

September 17, 2020
California Cannabis Licensing Authorities Unveil License Search Tool

California’s three cannabis licensing authorities – Bureau of Cannabis Control, Department of Food and Agriculture, and Department of Public Health — have launched a unified licensing search platform, the culmination of a collaboration between the... more »

September 16, 2020
NCSU Hemp Field Day Goes Virtual

The 2020 North Carolina State University (NCSU) Virtual Hemp Field Day is now live on the NCSU Extension website. Visitors will find a collection of video presentations and field demonstrations from faculty, staff and graduate... more »

September 16, 2020
New West Genetics Debuts ABOUND Hemp Line

New West Genetics (NWG) has introduced ABOUND, a line of hemp varieties specifically bred for row crop farmers. For the hemp industry to have a future, it must be scalable to ensure a stable supply... more »

September 16, 2020
U.S. Hemp Growers Association Announces Board Members

U.S. Hemp Growers Association has announced the organization’s Founding Board of Directors. “We are pleased that this founding board is diverse in size, experience, geography and background,” said Michael Bowman, USHGA Chairman. “The bylaws call... more »

September 15, 2020
Colorado Hemp Advisory Committee Welcomes New Members

Six new members have been appointed to the Colorado Hemp Advisory Committee under the approval of the Colorado Agricultural Commission. The 10-member committee, established in 2013, advises and assists the Commissioner of Agriculture on matters... more »

September 15, 2020
Columbia Care To Acquire California-Based Project Cannabis

Columbia Care Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Project Cannabis, an award-winning cannabis company based in Los Angeles, California, for approximately $57 million in Columbia Care stock and approximately $12 million in cash... more »

September 14, 2020
Sensaphone Soil Moisture Sensor Improves Irrigation Management

The Sensaphone Soil Moisture Sensor helps cannabis growing facility personnel manage irrigation more efficiently. The sensor measures water content in soil and other growing media so that users can be alerted when moisture conditions fall... more »

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