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FARMERS FRIDAY | PRODUCT EARTH, BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND 23 – 25 AUGUST

The UK’s Premier Hemp, CBD and Cannabis event is starting Friday week! Product Earth is now in it’s fourth year and has gathered unstoppable momentum. This year they have taken over the spectacular National Agricultural Exhibition Centre at Stoneleigh Park. They have partnered with the British Hemp Association and The ASTM will also be speaking to produce an event that

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Farmers Friday | Hemp Benchmark’s JULY 2019 SPOT PRICE INDEX REPORT

Bringing transparency and efficiency to cultivators, processors, purchasers, investors, traders, and other hemp market participants through validated, standardised wholesale price benchmarks and market intelligence. Hemp Benchmarks ​Spot Price Index Report The hemp market is poised for massive growth with unprecedented interest from farmers, processors and consumers, fuelled in part by the extraordinary demand for CBD-based products. Make Informed Business Decisions With Confidence

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FARMERS FRIDAY | CBD & ASTM land preparation standard

Standards developer ASTM International is proposing land preparation benchmarks for the CBD value chain, and inviting stakeholders to provide input to the quality assurance effort.   “Creating a standard to ensure land is properly prepared for the cultivation of hemp is essential,” said Dustin Robinson, an ASTM member and attorney at Florida, USA-based Mr. Cannabis Law. “As the cannabis industry grows,

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Green Tech Tuesday: Artificial intelligence (AI) propelling us towards a digital revolution

Their Article in Greenhouse Grower Magazine: How AI Learns and How You Can Use AI in Your Greenhouse May 27, 2019 11:32:59 AM  The following is a long-form version of an educational article we published in Greenhouse Grower Magazine. Here is a link to the original article and below you will find fleshed-out explanations of data and the training of artificial intelligence

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DEVELOPMENTS IN THE EUROPEAN CANNABIS MARKET | European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Addiction PAPERS

Content: Introduction (p. 3) l Herbal cannabis (p. 4) l Cannabis resin (p. 6) l Concentrated extracts of cannabis (p. 10) l Edibles (p. 12) l Synthetic cannabinoids (p. 13) l Cannabis-based medicinal products (p. 13) l Conclusions (p. 15) l References (p. 16) l Acknowledgements (p. 19) Key points: This publication reviews how a number of factors impact on the

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Farmers Friday: The Need for Cannabis Standards

ASTM Standardization News FULL ARTICLES AND THANKS TO THE ASTM: https://www.astm.org/standardization-news/?q=features/need-cannabis-standards-mj17.html New cannabis committee addresses industry demands for standards that support consistent testing, personnel training, and more. BY JACK MAXWELL The notion of a robust global cannabis industry — with branded products, corporate stakeholders, and government regulations at various levels — would have been unthinkable just a few decades ago. Yet

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Sunday Report | Regenerative Farming: CULTIVATION CLASSICS + The Emerald Cup

DEFINING VALUES: From last years event: 2019 REGENERATIVE CANNABIS FARM AWARD 2019 Application Now Closed. Join us in congratulating our fresh round of applicants, which include: Mentari FarmsEast Fork CultivarsPhoenix Rising FarmThe PlantStaeFli FarmsLane Creek Reserve/Lane Creek Hemp Co We are excited to extend the opportunity for Oregon producers to receive recognition for our outdoor producers’ commitment to regenerative practices. A

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