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Why the Hemp Sector May be Your Next Career Step

The industrial hemp market is rapidly transforming into a national commodity.  This progression got a little bit clearer with the recent release of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s  (USDA) draft rules. These not only provided more guidance for farmers, processors and buyers working in this growing industry, but may also mean a significant new range of diverse job opportunities for senior executives right through to technologists and laborers.

Hemp: Benchmarks & Analysis – Oct. 2019

Colorado winterized crude oil market has transacted between $850 and $1,600/kilogram, while tolling arrangements continue to be a prominent deal structure with regard to initial extraction. The spread between non-winterized crude and winterized crude continues to narrow as winterization capacity increases throughout the country.

The Colorado CBD isolate market traded in the range of $2,000 to $4,000/kilogram in October, while the full spectrum distillate market has seemingly traded in parallel with isolate as distillation becomes more cost-effective. The Colorado full-spectrum distillate market transacted between $2,100 and $4,000/kilogram, while THC remediated, broad-spectrum distillate continued to garner a significant premium of approximately $1,000/kilogram.

Lessons learned from Colorado’s first hemp harvest since legalization

It’s the first harvest season since the 2018 U.S. Farm Bill was signed into law — and hemp farmers, investors and analysts are working the fields and crunching the data, working diligently to better understand the potential of the plant that was federally legalized through its passage.And while those experts are saying that the biggest lessons are yet to be learned, the fundamentals of a fledgling market are beginning to fall into place in the first state to fully regulate the plant and its intoxicating cousin, marijuana.

Farmers Start to Get High on Hemp

After years of falling crop prices, some farmers see a lifeline in hemp.Thanks to recent changes in federal legislation, hemp, while still minuscule as a share of U.S. agricultural production, may offer growers outsize profits compared with more traditional crops.

U.S. hemp harvest brings hope to some farmers, heartbreak to others

DENVER, Oct. 3 (UPI) — A glut of CBD oil on the market, severe weather and a complex harvesting process will make this year’s first mass hemp crop in 80 years in the United States a disappointment for many farmers. As harvest season winds down and winter frosts threaten the northern United States, hemp is proving to be a complicated plant for farmers to harvest and process. Buyers for the crop are tapped out, which is driving prices down, industry observers say.

Hemp: Benchmarks & Analysis – Sep. 2019

It is officially the start of the harvest period, and the new crop is starting to make its way to the market. The price of biomass through the course of September has traded in the range of $1.95 to $3.50 per percentage point of CBD content per pound (/point). The amount of transactions occurring in the market is slow as the early harvested product is entering the market, albeit a small percentage of the full crop, and many extractors are searching for tolling and revenue split deals rather than large spot purchases.

Emerging Trends Webinar

How to Capitalize on Emerging Trends in the Legal U.S. Hemp Market, led by PanXchange CEO Julie Lerner and PanXchange Director of Hemp Markets RJ Hopp. We hope you learned a bit more about how to watch this new industry develop and how to analyze trends that can benefit your business. If you were unable to attend or would like to re-watch the webinar, you can follow the link below to access the recorded version of the webinar.