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CBD Lab Results Decoded: How to Read a CBD Lab Report

When you decide to purchase a CBD product the number of choices is staggering! It’s especially easy to see this explosion of options in the online marketplaces for CBD offerings. This is great, as it gives consumers plenty of options and variety to pick from, but it can also be a bit overwhelming and intimidating to try and make an…

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Grow Guide: Integrated Pest Management

One of the most widespread myths regarding hemp is that it is pest and disease resistant. Yes, hemp is quite hardy compared to other agronomics but that doesn’t mean its immune to pests. In fact, some of the pests that affect things like corn or tobacco also affect hemp. Because the hemp industry is still in its infancy, whether you’re…

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Starting A Hemp Brand. Should You White vs Private Label? Learn the Difference

Starting Your Hemp Brand Business Likely right now you’ve got more time on your hands, counting COVID blessings 🙌🏾. I know we’ve been saying this a lot of late, but these are still unprecedented times. The Blue Forest Farms family has always been made up of farmers, entrepreneurs, and industry disruptors who are resilient and no stranger to challenges. We…

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Growers Guide: Diseases and Pests to Look For When Growing Hemp

Hemp Farm Pest and Disease Management Since the passage of the farm bill, there has been a hemp boom In the United States, with farmers from all over the country purchasing wholesale hemp seeds, and cashing in on the crop to make CBD bulk isolate, CBD hemp oil and more. As the plant started to grow more widely across the…

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Hemp Growing and Farming To-Do List: Month 2

Hemp Farmer To Do List: Month 2 This month’s list may be shorter than last month’s, but is by no means easier. You may think the hard work is all done once you’ve gone through the work of: prepping your organic hemp farm planning your field getting a hemp irrigation set up establishing a pest and weed management plan purchasing seeds germinating  plus all…

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Organic Hemp Farm Irrigation Methods

Maintaining Your Organic Hemp Farm There are tons of articles and guides being published on how to properly start and maintain a hemp farm. We’ve published a few ourselves at Blue Forest Farms! The market for these kinds of things is big, with a ton of brand new farmers eager to find a foothold in this booming industry. Yet there…

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How Much Can You Make Per Acre of Hemp?

Some of the most common questions on people’s minds when they look at the explosive growth of the hemp industry are: How profitable is hemp? Can hemp make me rich? How much can I make per acre of hemp? In some respects, this is simple to figure out. Estimate the profit per acre by considering how many acres you have…

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Hemp CBD Seeds: Harvest Checklist

Farmers of industrial hemp might be understandably eager to reap the rewards of their hard work during the growing season, but going straight to harvest is definitely ill-advised and could result in legal issues. Preharvest is one of the key steps in proving that your product is compliant. During the preharvest stage, there are a few crucial steps a farmer…

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Healthy High Grade Hemp Grow Starts With Germination

Picture this: Your Blue Forest Farms seeds have just arrived in the mail. You eagerly rip open the package. It’s beautiful seeds galore! Immediately, images of hemp fields start to dance in your head. The scent of various terpenes waft into your nose. But wait…you’re getting ahead of yourself. There are a few steps you need to take before you…

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Farming Marketing 101

When you think “farmer,” the  image in your mind might be from childhood books and songs, “Old McDonald had a Farm,” – a person working in the field with a big straw hat and driving a tractor. That might still be true for some, but our Blue Forest Farms farmer partners don’t fit a single mold. And today a successful…

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Hemp Growing and Farming To-Do List: Month 1

Secure Your Hemp Genetics if You Haven’t Already…It’s Not Too Late! Blue Forest Farms utilizes advanced analysis and breeding technology to create high CBD strains that are optimized for a variety of growing climates. Our feminized hemp seeds exhibit high germination rates and produce high levels of CBD, while remaining complaint. Additionally, they display unprecedented uniformity in the field as…

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Clone Problems: Understanding Hemp Clones and Avoiding the Pitfalls

More and more people across the country are getting excited about growing hemp. In response, retailers have begun offering all sorts of options to entice curious hobbyists and new farmers – things like auto flowering seeds and feminized clones.  Like most things in life, these options aren’t always perfect, especially since this industry is only beginning. Hemp clone technology is…

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Planting Hemp: Field and Prep Process

Any successful farmer will tell you that doing your homework is essential for starting off on the right foot; planning happens before planting! If you’re one of the tons of new farmers interested in breaking into the hemp industry, it’s crucial to understand as much as you can of this rapidly growing industry before you jump in.  Of course, after…

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Grow Guide Greenhouse Best Practices : The BFF Greenhouse Grow Guide

When most people imagine growing crops, hemp or otherwise, the image that most often comes to mind is of a big, wide, open field divided into neat rows of crops. For many drawn to growing hemp, that idyllic image is likely to deter them from pursuing that dream due to the heavy investments required to begin an operation at that…

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Genetics 101: Heredity & DNA of Hemp and Humans

It’s all about genetics! Whether it be why your eyes are blue or why a hemp variety produces high levels of CBD, it all comes down to genetics. With genetic sequencing technology, scientists have been able to predict how plants are going to look and behave before they’ve even been planted. This information is crucial to your decision on which hemp varieties…

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Celebrating Juneteenth? Thank Texas

It’s Juneteenth and here at Blue Forest Farms, we are contemplating our history. While we celebrate in support of our Black company leadership, our Black partner farmers, and our friends and family, we also hold in mind our country’s complicated, painful, and ongoing history of racism and oppression. Now, more than ever, as we stand poised for change, we remember…

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Blue Forest Farm Co-Founder Publishes Children Book All About Hemp

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    Bootstrap Publications Info@bootstrappublications.com www.bootstrappublications.com Photos can be made available and interviews can be arranged upon request. Blue Forest Farm Co-Founder Publishes Children Book All About Hemp Zach Dorsett, a co-founder of one of the largest organic hemp farms and leading supplier of hemp genetics in Colorado, is launching his first ever children’s book that will teach children all…

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Industry Insider: Jae Graham

At Blue Forest Farms, we believe in spreading the love. Each member of this amazing community has a story to tell and we think these stories deserve to be heard. This week, we’re sharing Jae Graham’s story.   Jae Graham is the co-owner and co-founder of MaryJae Modern Cannabis Experience, a boutique and lifestyle shop in Austin, Texas. The shop, inspired…

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