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6 Reasons to be Excited about HNP’s Hemp Seed Line-Up

6 Reasons to be Excited about HNP’s Hemp Seed Line-Up

All the way back in May 2019 (boy, does that seem like a lifetime ago!) we wrote an early blog post about our own lessons learned in sourcing quality hemp seed.  Well, we’ve applied those lessons ourselves, and are now positioned to offer a number of vetted, quality...

HNP’s Hemp Seed Propagation Capabilities

HNP’s Hemp Seed Propagation Capabilities

Our hemp seed propagation is going well – we will have two excellent strains of home-grown auto-flower as well as an assortment of traditional photo-sensitive strains to offer in 2020. Marry that with our seed cleaning and coating capabilities, our large-volume...

HNP’s 2020 Territory: Hello Flyover Country!

HNP’s 2020 Territory: Hello Flyover Country!

Not that we don’t love our home state of Colorado, but we’re delighted to be able to support our friends in the surrounding states who will be coming on line with hemp production in 2020.  Here are our initial thoughts on the states we’ll be covering in 2020:  ...

Hemp Producer Efficiency: How We Think About It

Hemp Producer Efficiency: How We Think About It

As our hemp producer/farmer customers and we have been getting ready for the 2020 season, we find ourselves coming back to the mantra of “Start with the end in mind.” To start like that, of course, you need to know your end, so what should our farmers have as a goal...

To Seed or Not to Seed: That is the Question (Part 4)

To Seed or Not to Seed: That is the Question (Part 4)

4 Thoughts on Direct Seeding and Transplants in the CBD Hemp Space With all our 2019 hemp crop safely dried and put up, we’re reflecting on the critical lessons we learned in the year, and how they’re likely to be applied in 2020 and beyond.  We’ve been asked a lot...

Marketing Hemp from the 2019 Harvest: 6 Thoughts

Marketing Hemp from the 2019 Harvest: 6 Thoughts

The marketing of hemp biomass harvested in the fall of 2019 is turning out to be … a challenge.  While we think many thoughtful people could see the handwriting on the wall that it was going to be a processor-favorable year, the overall hemp market dynamics were still...

Lessons Learned in the Colorado Hemp Harvest

Lessons Learned in the Colorado Hemp Harvest

Our producers made it through the 2019 Colorado hemp harvest by the skin of their teeth, and we thought it would be good to share some of the lessons we collectively learned. Mother Nature.  (We initially typed in “Mother nature” and our spell-checker corrected it to...

HNP’s Hemp Dryer is Operational!

HNP’s Hemp Dryer is Operational!

Our drying system is operational!  Our in-house engineering talent has been working on a hemp dryer solution through the summer, skunk-works style, and now it’s spooled up and ready for use, just in time for the harvest. (As an aside, have you been watching next...

Selecting Among Hemp Harvesting Methods

Selecting Among Hemp Harvesting Methods

Given the time of year, we’re getting a ton of questions and are involved in a ton of discussions about what hemp harvesting method to use and why. (As an aside, if now is when you’re doing your first real thinking about hemp harvesting, you might want to bump that up...

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