Category Archives: Growing

The Hemp Club | NEWS #6, 1st March 2020

Could UK’s new damning drug report bring about decriminalisation or is funding treatment the only way? Lib Dems call for decriminalisation ahead of drugs summit In major shift, UN drug chief questions whether control treaties involving cannabis are out of date MGC Pharma enters Europe with exclusive supply deal in Poland Peru sells out of medical cannabis SPAIN: The business

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The Hemp Club | NEWS #5, 23rd February 2020

EMMAC, The First European Company To Export Medical Cannabis To Israel New medical cannabis clinic opens in Solihull and this is what it costs Sativa inks CBD deal with WH Smith Travel Marijuana to be legally prescribed at private clinic in Aberdeen Peru sells out of medical cannabis SPAIN: The business could reach 3,000 million euros and serve more than

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FARMERS FRIDAY | A Natural Resource to Enrich the Earth

SafeRock is committed to creating an environmentally better future with their 100% natural resource! SAFEROCK MINERALS SafeRock is at the forefront of agricultural sustainability in its efforts to provide a natural solution to the global crisis of soil degradation. Their resource has been certified for use in organic agriculture as a mineral soil conditioner. The minerals are 100 per cent recoverable with

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UK Industrial Hemp| Two Farmers Outlooks and Knowledge + Home Office Requirements

WHY YOU SHOULD BE USING HEMP? | Nick Voase. Since 2002 Industrial hemp has many environmental benefits – some are directly due the use of the various parts of the plant by industry or pet owners, others are due to the reduction in use of oil-derived products and some as a consequence of growing hemp. Hemp requires no pesticides in

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GREEN TECH TUESDAY | FLUENCE BIOENGINEERING LIGHTING UP ALASKA!

Rainforest Farms and The Fireweed Factory are the first companies to receive a commercial cannabis cultivation and retail license in the Alaska capital city of Juneau. And they both grow under 100% Fluence LED solutions. Rainforest Farms deploys an organic, living soil cultivation strategy to allows their crops to express their genetic potential, providing clean, high-quality cannabis to their customers.

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FARMERS FRIDAY | THE FARM BUSINESS INNOVATION EXPO @ THE NEC 6TH – 7TH NOV.

Good Afternoon! The Hemp Club is excited to once again partner with the Farm Business Innovation Show on the 6th and 7th November at Birmingham’s NEC.. and we want you to come!With 550 exhibitors and 250 expert lead seminars, it’s the perfect opportunity to expand your industry understanding. Secure Free Tickets HERE Farm Business Innovation has searched high and low to provide you with key knowledge that will take your land

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FARMERS FRIDAY | The Hemp Club is proud to be partnered with the Farm Business Innovation Show 2019!

The Hemp Club is once again happy to be partnered with Europe’s largest trade show for diversifying your farming needs and increasing revenue; Farm Business Innovation 2019. Get your free tickets HERE The show takes place at the NEC in Birmingham on the 6th and 7th of November. Save the date for what promises to be bigger and better than

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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 | 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 | Machine Learning Agri-Future?

Let’s discover how agriculture can benefit from Machine Learning at every stage: Species management Species Breeding Our favorite, this application is so logical and yet so unexpected, because mostly you read about harvest prediction or ambient conditions management at later stages. Species selection is a tedious process of searching for specific genes that determine the effectiveness of water and nutrients

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GREEN TECH TUESDAY | |Fluence Bioengineering:

THEO TEKSTRA is on the team and MedMEM’s facility Fluence continues to expand across Europe. The science-based approach Fluence takes to horticulture requires clear communications based on product and application benefits. To that end, Theo Tekstra, is joining Fluence by OSRAM as Product Marketing Manager for the EMEA region. Theo has overseen disruptive product introduction into the hydroponics market for a

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SATURDAY ROUND UP @ THE HEMP CLUB

FastForward Invests GBP2 Million In Medical Cannabis Firm EMMAC Second medical cannabis investment after successful Nuuvera Inc. investment in 2017 The Board of AIM-listed FastForward Innovations Limited, trading under the symbol FFWD, is pleased to announce that the Company has today subscribed for 6,666,667 new shares in EMMAC Life Sciences Limited (“EMMAC”) at a price of £0.30 per share for

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WEDNESDAY MARKET REPORT | WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION REMOVES CANNABIS STIGMA

‘Zelda’ Engages International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute for Clinical Trial and Regulatory Expertise.  Zelda Therapeutics Ltd has engaged with the International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI) to support the Company’s clinical trial programmes in autism, opioid reduction, and insomnia. Zelda Therapeutics Ltd is an Australian-based bio-pharmaceutical company developing a range of cannabinoid-based formulations for the treatment of avariety of medical

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Wednesday Market Report | DEM Regenerative Resources!

The Hidden Costs Of The Cannabis Business Forbes There’s a common perception that the cannabis business is the modern-day gold rush — that there’s plenty of money to be made by anyone willing to work hard enough… 41 Top Revenue Generating Cannabis Stocks Ranked as of February 1st Of the companies that report in Canadian dollars, Aphria (TSX: APHA) (NYSE: APHA) and Organigram (TSXV:

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Green-Tech-Tuesday: MOTORLEAF GOING DUTCH

Automation by Artificial Intelligence Aimed to go Mainstream in Greenhouses with Dutch-Canadian Partnership January 31, 2019 8:01:00 AM EST FULL ARTICLE AND THANKS TO: https://motorleaf.com/ Photo by Jace & Afsoon on Unsplash Montreal start-up, Motorleaf, partners with greenhouse supplier, Cultilene, to provide cutting-edge technology to growers impacted by slim profits, severe labour shortages. [RIJEN, NL & MONTREAL, CAN; January 31, 2019] Commercial greenhouses

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Farmers Friday | Research Festival: Healthy Landscapes

Reducing impact and improving productivity of soils Part of the Research Festival 2019 Our soil is in crisis. A third of the planet’s land is severely degraded, and fertile soil is being lost at the rate of 24 billion tonnes a year. With the increasing population and our need for productive land the situation is becoming a critical and growing

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FARMERS FRIDAY: REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE COURSE in the UK!

BUILDING FOUNDATIONS, NETWORKS AND PATHWAYS Applications to be made by the 2nd January 2019 to https://www.ifoam.bio/en/regenerative-agriculture-foundation-course Join the regenerative agriculture community and strengthen your own knowledge and understanding! Co-create with a network of peers. Share with and learn from expert trainers in the field of regenerative and organic agriculture development. Gain an understanding of the concepts and complexities of truly

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Medicinal Monday: Cleaning Up/ DEM Pure Certificates, our future?

DEM Pure Commitment A DEM Pure Certificate redefines what the Cannabis industry sees as pure, clean medicine. Cannabis has had many generations of being demonized, ostracized and misunderstood. We are now out of prohibition with a wonderful opportunity to create our own standards and expectations on how medicine should be treated, grown and perceived. A Pure certification involves education and

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Farmers Friday – Top 7 Regenerative Farming guidelines

Note: These guidelines are not requirements, they are goals for farms dedicated to regenerative principles. RCF is a lifelong endeavor, and we should all be striving to do better every season. We want to hear how much you are doing and hope that this will encourage you to do more. 13 REGENERATIVE FARMING QUESTIONS: What is your farm’s mission/purpose? What

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Farmers Friday – 6 Steps to Creating a Fungal Ecosystem on your Land

Using fungi as a tool for ecological restoration is a relatively new concept borrowed from the age-old methods of nature. Today, we know that the strength and health of any ecosystem is a direct measure of its diverse fungal populations and their interplay with plants, insects, bacteria, and other organisms. With this guide, I wanted to create a protocol that

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Farmers Friday – East Fork Cultivars

Would You Specialise in Low THC Chemovars and CBD Dominant Cannabis? At East Fork Cultivars they develop and maintain sustainable farming techniques that are focussed on sun-grown crops to generate genetically varied cannabis focusing on a dedication to the environment and our ecological obligations. Beyond being growers they are cultivators. Their vision is way ahead of simply working with the

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Organic Regenerative Cannabis Cultivation Conference

VANCOUVER – BRITISH COLUMBIA  The Science of Organic Regenerative Cannabis Cultivation Conference January 11-13, 2019 Ticket available here:  https://www.regenerativeorganiccannabis.com/vancouver-british-columbia Well Done Canada, you are the first, and thanks for highlighting that we need this plant in our daily lives “The goal is to grow organically and to become regenerative. With this all in mind our focus and tool belt will

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Farmers Friday: Will Hemp Skyrocket the UK Farming Economy?

UK Hemp: An Ancient Trade With a Bright Future By Jamie George our B2C Sustainability Specialist. Updated 0611 30.11.2018 Once a cornerstone of the British empire, the UK hemp trade has suffered through decades of vilification. With brexit looming, is it time we brought it in from the cold? Hemp has a reputation of something of a miracle crop. It’s legendary

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Green Tech Tuesday – Sustainable Earth

A Cornish plant factory by Dr Mick Fuller and Yve Metcalfe-Tyrrell A controlled environment hydroponic growing system using LED lighting powered by solar panels for year-around production Climate change, water shortage and insufficient agricultural available land are considered to be the main threats to crop production around the world. Coupled with a predicted increase of the world’s population from 7

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Wednesday Market Report – BEYOND ORGANIC

Maintaining Purity in Cultivation Inputs and Practices Total worldwide cultivation demand for dried cannabis flower is forecast to more than triple from 2.1 million pounds in 2017 to 6.9 million pounds in 2022, according to the “Flower: The Foundation of the Cannabis Industry” report released today by Arcview Market Research in partnership with BDS Analytics. That growth in cultivation demand will largely be

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Green-Tech-Tuesday

HOME GROWN – Earthship Autonomous Green Houses? By Michael Reynolds The Ideal Solution for a Craft Grow? EARTHSHIP DESIGN PRINCIPLES Earthships are defined by six basic design principles, all of which take advantage of the existing natural phenomena of the earth. BUILDING WITH NATURAL AND REPURPOSED MATERIALS Earthships incorporate many natural and reclaimed materials in their construction. Tires are the perfect

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Hempflax and Sensi Seeds Help Italy

By  Tasha Smith  10.09.2018  –  Culture The REVIRIDE Hemp Project Could Protect Italy’s Industrial Heartland From Pollution / by TASHA SMITH Italy Reviride is an eco-project by the Italian company Hesalis, which decontaminates soil contaminated with industrial hemp and invites people to a healthier life. The goal is to turn Italy green again and stop rising cancer rates. In the footsteps

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The boss of a drugs company, which has the largest legal cannabis farm in Kent, UK

I quote: “The company, which counts among its investors Capital Group, whose staff include the Prime Minister’s husband Philip May, was the first firm in the world to have a medicine derived from cannabis approved.” #cannabis #newsuk #news #canada twitter.com/thehempclubuk/status/1058988793905188864 A GW Pharma cannabis growing site. Pictures: Tim Platt

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The UK needs to create a new economic identity for itself after brexit. We’re already the world’s no. 1 producer of medical marijuana. Why not fully embrace hemp as well?

UK Hemp: An Ancient Trade With a Bright Future BY JAMIE GEORGE Once a cornerstone of the British empire, the UK hemp trade has suffered through decades of vilification. With brexit looming, is it time we brought it in from the cold? Hemp has a reputation of something of a miracle crop. It’s legendary versatility has been exploited by humans for millennia

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Ronnie Cowan MP is leading a Westminster Hall debate on UK drugs policy and wants to hear your views before 3pm TODAY

Ronnie Cowan MP: “What is the one thing you would change in the current UK drugs policy and why? Ronnie Cowan MP is leading a Westminster Hall debate on UK drugs policy and wants to hear your views. Comment with your views below before 3pm on Monday 22 October. – – – – – – – – – – –

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Can UK farmers benefit from the upcoming medical cannabis?

Source: http://www.weedworldmagazine.org Cannabis will become an international commodity, but only a limited number will get to cultivate it With the UK Government moving towards legalizing medicinal cannabis could this be an opportunity for the UK farmers to diversify? This autumn will see specialist doctors prescribing medicinal cannabis for the first time in the UK. Could this decision be behind an

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UK developer of medical cannabis products raises $345m through share sale

Source: The Pharmaceutical Journal9 OCT 2018By Debbie Andalo UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals has sold almost two million shares in a recent offering on the US stock exchange. Source: GW Pharmaceuticals GW Pharmaceuticals, which has previously marketed cannabis-derived medicines Sativex and Epidiolex, has raised over $345m from share sales in the United States The UK biopharmaceutical company GW Pharmaceuticals, a global developer of

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Hemp research trials, the agronomics of hemp, the differences between…

  Episode 7 continues with industrial hemp as we visit with Dr. Alyssa Collins, agronomy professor and director of the Penn State’s research farm in Lancaster County Pennsylvania. We discuss the hemp research trials, the agronomics of hemp, the differences between… https://player.fm/series/lancaster-farming-podcast-industrial-hemp/lancaster-farming-podcast-industrial-hemp-episode-7

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2018 Farm Bill to Grow CBD Industry (USA)

To read the full articles please go to its SOURCE:   http://www.cannabusinessadvisory.com/2018/09/19/2018-farm-bill-to-grow-cbd-industry/ September 19, 2018 By: Marcus Hernandez After nearly 50 years as a Schedule I federally controlled substance, hemp is set to become a legal crop. If passed, the 2018 omnibus farm bill (which includes the Hemp Farming Act of 2018) will allow cannabidiol (CBD) to be legally sold in all 50

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Growing Industrial Hemp in the UK

To apply for a licence please follow the two links below: Home Office Hemp Growers Information  Here follows important information for farmers: During February 2018 Defra ( The Department of the Environment, Fisheries and Rural Affairs) opened a Consultation on: Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit (click this link for the

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Could an Industrial Hemp Industry help the Channel Island’s Horticultural Heritage and Economy?

The Islands History: Let’s begin in the late 19th century, when Jersey’s staple crop was hemp, supplying the ship yards with materials to make sails and ropes. The 1839 publication “Primatae Flora Sarnicae, an outline of the flora of the Channel Islands” indicates that Hemp was grown between St.Helier and St Aubin at the time. During this period joiners and

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