Midwest Hemp Council Audio Podcast #83

By |2023-05-02T03:13:50-06:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: speaking engagements|

MHC Audio Podcast - Hosted by Jason Dozier Midwest Hemp Council Audio Podcast #83 November 12, 2020 Guests for this week's podcast: New West Genetics, Director of Business Development & Supply Chain - Jenny Boyd

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New West Genetics Debuts New Hemp Seed Bred for Row Crop Farmers

By |2020-09-18T22:07:14-06:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: news|Tags: , , |

Director of Genetics, Dr John McKay talking to growers and industry partners.                     New West Genetics Debuts New Hemp Seed Bred for Row Crop Farmers Bringing Row Crop Production Principles to the Hemp Industry for Sustainability and Scalability Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 14 – Today, at an exclusive unveiling of New West Genetics’ unparalleled breeding program, the company officially introduced ABOUND, a line of hemp varieties specifically bred for row crop farmers. For the hemp industry to have a future, it must be scalable to ensure a stable supply chain with quality products. Row crop farmers are key to the industry’s future. “Row crop production principles are the answer to a sustainable hemp industry and row crop farmers are vital to move the hemp industry to the next level by cultivating and producing high-quality hemp at scale,” said New West Genetics President Wendy Mosher. The ABOUND varieties are backed by seven years of research and development by breeders and geneticists with experience in traditional crops like corn, rice, and canola. ABOUND varieties are bred to produce both nutritious grain and high-CBD flower, enabling two revenue streams for growers. Importantly, farmers can use existing farm machinery to direct seed and harvest the crop, greatly reducing manual labor and increasing their return on investment. “The costly manual-labor required for feminized-only hemp seed production is not a scalable option. We saw this in the 2019 season when many farmers ended up upside down [...]

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