Category Archives: farming

The UK INDUSTRIAL HEMP MANIFESTO | SEEDING THE FUTURE OF BRITISH HEMP

Is there any plan to build Industrial Hemp cultivation into any green and economic policy to help farmers diversify with this highly topical Carbon sequestering crop? Seeding the future of British Hemp CREATING A THRIVING DOMESTIC HEMP INDUSTRYTheir MissionThe UK has a unique opportunity to establish a leading position within one of the most important and rapidly growing agricultural and

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Farmers Friday | Mixed Projections Over The Pond for Hemp in 2020

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. July 15, 2020 by HEMP BENCHMARKS: For the full article and thanks please follow this link. As HempBenchmark have reported previously, last year’s difficult season resulted in many hemp cultivators withdrawing from the market.

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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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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 Updated: 1/10/2019  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 technology. All the

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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: 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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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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FARMERS FRIDAY | UNDERSTANDING HOW INDUSTRIAL HEMP FITS INTO OUR AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPE 

Industrial Hemp Pilot-Program INTRODUCTION The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) created the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program to research the growth, cultivation, and marketing of industrial hemp in North Dakota. The goal was to increase the understanding of how industrial hemp fits into the current agricultural landscape, and investigate how it may contribute to the economy of North Dakota. LEGAL

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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: 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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