A Conversation with the Industrial Hemp Research Foundation, Official Nonprofit Beneficiary of the NoCo Hemp Expo 4

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The task of reestablishing industrial hemp farming does not happen in a vacuum. While the farmers and the producers do the hard work of cultivating and bringing hemp to the masses, just as essential are those in the background helping to create the framework that the burgeoning hemp industry will sit upon. The Industrial Hemp Research Foundation (IHRF) is one such organization. The IHRF was created after the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill and…

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Freeing the Seed: Market Value on Hemp Seed Rises

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Breeders seek royalties to improve programs while constituents continue to face challenges in seed acquisition and regulation. 

At a recent Seed Seminar hosted by Colorado Department of Agriculture, global wheat company Limagrain’s COO Frank Curtis explains how investing in seed genetics may be one of the most prominent and profitable avenues to pursue in the hemp industry today:

“U.S Wheat Market is not as healthy as people think.” According to market research, wheat production has increased globally in recent years, with a drastic decrease in U.S production.

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