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Colorado genetics specialist acquired by New Mexico’s Santa Fe Farms

By HEMPTODAY® On March 11, 2021 Original article: https://hemptoday.net/colorado-genetics-specialist-acquired-by-new-mexicos-santa-fe-farms/ Genetics specialist High Grade Hemp Seed (HG) of Colorado has been acquired by Santa Fe Farms, a New Mexico company that has mapped out a broad-based industrial hemp portfolio. Sante Fe acquires HG’s significant seed inventory of proven hemp varieties, a strong background in R&D of new industrial and hybrid strains, and an established network of U.S. and international customers. HG has distribution in Europe through Swiss Cannabinoid, Stabio, Switzerland. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. HG is a fit, in part, based on Santa Fe’s existing Latin American joint venture with AgribiotecnologÍa de

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Hemp, First Nations, and the Future of Sustainability

By Olivia Cruz  –  for SXSW On 03/3/2021 Original article: https://www.sxsw.com/news/2021/hemp-first-nations-and-the-future-of-sustainability/ Hemp is empowering indigenous people—providing them with better housing, more control over their natural resources, and generating a self-reliant system of jobs. High Grade Hemp Seed, a leader in hemp genetics, sat down with Roger Fragua, CEO of Cota Holdings, to discuss the impact that hemp has had on his tribe, from eco-friendly hemp fiber building materials to new jobs in hemp farming and extraction. “Hemp doesn’t just represent cultivating plants, but really cultivating ideas and cultivating new businesses and coming in with a fully integrated approach, and that makes a lot of

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New Mexico hemp company has big plans for hiring, expanded facilities after acquisition deal

By Collin Krabbe  –  Technology reporter , Albuquerque Business First Sep 23, 2020, 3:34pm EDT Original article: https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2020/09/23/santa-fe-farms-acquires-fathom-nm.html A newly formed New Mexico hemp company has plans for a multi-million dollar expansion in Albuquerque following a deal that closed earlier this month. Santa Fe Farms acquired Albuquerque-based hemp services company Fathom NM on Sept. 1 after about five months of negotiations, said Santa Fe Farms Founder and CEO Steven Gluckstern. Santa Fe Farms now has more than 40 employees, he said. Founded in 2019, Santa Fe Farms is creating cannabinoid products for personal, medical and wellness use, its website says. Terms of the deal were

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NM hemp companies join forces

BY STEPHEN HAMWAY / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER Published: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 at 4:08pmUpdated: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 at 3:10pm Apodaca and Santa Fe Farms CEO Steven Gluckstern said their goal was to build a more vertically integrated company that could help propel New Mexico’s hemp industry forward. READ MORE: https://www.abqjournal.com/1499003/nm-hemp-companies-join-forces.htm

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Colorado genetics specialist acquired by New Mexico’s Santa Fe Farms

By HEMPTODAY® On March 11, 2021 Original article: https://hemptoday.net/colorado-genetics-specialist-acquired-by-new-mexicos-santa-fe-farms/ Genetics specialist High Grade Hemp Seed (HG) of Colorado has been acquired by Santa Fe Farms, a New Mexico company that has mapped out a broad-based industrial hemp portfolio. Sante Fe acquires HG’s significant seed inventory of proven hemp varieties, a strong background in R&D of new industrial and hybrid strains, and an established network of U.S. and international customers. HG has distribution in Europe through Swiss Cannabinoid, Stabio, Switzerland. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. HG is a fit, in part, based on Santa Fe’s existing Latin American joint venture with AgribiotecnologÍa de

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Hemp, First Nations, and the Future of Sustainability

By Olivia Cruz  –  for SXSW On 03/3/2021 Original article: https://www.sxsw.com/news/2021/hemp-first-nations-and-the-future-of-sustainability/ Hemp is empowering indigenous people—providing them with better housing, more control over their natural resources, and generating a self-reliant system of jobs. High Grade Hemp Seed, a leader in hemp genetics, sat down with Roger Fragua, CEO of Cota Holdings, to discuss the impact that hemp has had on his tribe, from eco-friendly hemp fiber building materials to new jobs in hemp farming and extraction. “Hemp doesn’t just represent cultivating plants, but really cultivating ideas and cultivating new businesses and coming in with a fully integrated approach, and that makes a lot of

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New Mexico hemp company has big plans for hiring, expanded facilities after acquisition deal

By Collin Krabbe  –  Technology reporter , Albuquerque Business First Sep 23, 2020, 3:34pm EDT Original article: https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2020/09/23/santa-fe-farms-acquires-fathom-nm.html A newly formed New Mexico hemp company has plans for a multi-million dollar expansion in Albuquerque following a deal that closed earlier this month. Santa Fe Farms acquired Albuquerque-based hemp services company Fathom NM on Sept. 1 after about five months of negotiations, said Santa Fe Farms Founder and CEO Steven Gluckstern. Santa Fe Farms now has more than 40 employees, he said. Founded in 2019, Santa Fe Farms is creating cannabinoid products for personal, medical and wellness use, its website says. Terms of the deal were

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NM hemp companies join forces

BY STEPHEN HAMWAY / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER Published: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 at 4:08pmUpdated: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 at 3:10pm Apodaca and Santa Fe Farms CEO Steven Gluckstern said their goal was to build a more vertically integrated company that could help propel New Mexico’s hemp industry forward. READ MORE: https://www.abqjournal.com/1499003/nm-hemp-companies-join-forces.htm

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