rePlant Hemp to invest $500M to Build Hemp Supply Chain – Lancaster Farming

On the hemp podcast this week, hemp industry advocate Geoff Whaling returns to the show to talk about his latest endeavor to inject much needed capital into the hemp space to build out the supply chain, develop processing capacity and develop markets.

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On the hemp podcast this week, hemp industry advocate Geoff Whaling returns to the show to talk about his latest endeavor to inject much needed capital into the hemp space to build out the supply chain, develop processing capacity and develop markets.

How does one go about raising $500 million? How will that money be used to develop the industry? How does this venture differ from the Collect Growth’s special purpose acquisition fund? And how can you get in on the action? All those questions are answered on today’s show, plus we talk about hot topics in the hemp space, including what we can look forward to in the 2022 Farm Bill.

rePlant Hemp Impact Fund

https://replanthemp.com/

News Nuggets

KY Hemp applications open for 2022

https://www.paducahsun.com/news/hemp-applications-open-for-2022/article_29acb2c1-e344-5f6b-8bee-66386e07dffc.html

Kentucky’s Hemp Program

https://www.kyagr.com/marketing/hemp-applications.html

Hemp, CBD businesses look to alternatives as delta-8′s legal future remains uncertain

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/2021/11/18/hemp-cbd-businesses-look-to-alternatives-as-delta-8s-legal-future-remains-uncertain/

Hemp OpenSpace

December 8, 2021

https://www.hempopenspace.com/

Special thanks to our sponsors:

JBT, cannabis banking specialists

https://www.jbt.bank/

IND HEMP

www.indhemp.com

Read a transcript of this episode:

Geoff Whaling: So it’s a $500 million fund, but as we start to raise our first twenty five, 50 million, we will deploy that money as quickly as we can into the industry and are hoping that we will have, you know, those investments in our first or second quarter.

Eric Hurlock: That’s Geoff Whaling talking about the RePlant Hemp Impact Fund, his latest endeavor to inject capital into the hemp industry. This is the Lancaster Farming Industrial Hemp podcast. My name is Eric Hurlock, and today I’ll talk to Geoff Whaling about how one goes about raising $500 million and how that money is going to be used, how companies like yours can benefit from it. We also talk about the upcoming farm bill and a few other topics of hemp-worthy interest. So stick around for that. First, we’re going to have some words from our sponsors, then a few nuggets of hemp news. And then we’ll get into the interview.

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This episode is also brought to you, in part by IND Hemp in Fort Benton, Montana, where their mission is to provide innovative agricultural products and services to connect American farmers with the pioneers and businesses that see him as a way to bring real and lasting change to our communities and planet. IND Hemp.

All right, I’ve got a couple of nuggets of hemp news here for you this week and today is November 19th, 2021, just in case you’re keeping track of time. Here’s one out of Kentucky it’s from …….

Source: https://www.lancasterfarming.com/community/podcasts_and_audio/replant-hemp-to-invest-500m-to-build-hemp-supply-chain/article_fa58c2a8-495a-11ec-a1f3-3746a1683bf6.html

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