diversifying hemp seeds

Seed Diversify to Win!

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By Dakota Koontz “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” You’ve heard the phrase time and time again. Often hemp farmers fall into this trap, planting only one strain of seed to produce a fully homogeneous harvest. It’s typical practice, easier, cheaper, and may seem less risky. Not so. What if, by no fault of their own, they ended up planting a strain that came up non-compliant during testing or just didn’t produce? All of their funds, time, energy, and crop would have been wasted. All hemp farmers, no matter how experienced, should be diversifying. Growing hemp comes with its own unique set of challenges and rewards. The more you diversify your plan of action in terms of planting with different strains of genetics (phenotypes of hemp), using both seeds and clones, and working with a range of distributors will prevent the possibility of a total loss of your crop. Within the last year, “Industrial …