News and Events
There’s a whole world of activities and initiatives revolving around craft cannabis. Keep up to date with all the latest news, trends and events.
Oregon cannabis cultivation company leveraging partnerships, new retail presence to increase exposure, footprint
While still fairly small, East Fork Cultivars has become one of the most respected cannabis cultivators in the Pacific Northwest. The family-run business based in Takilma, Oregon, wants to increase its profile this year while capitalizing on national...read more
ROGUE VALLEY, Ore --- It's the beginning of hemp season. Last year, it seemed like there was hemp everywhere. This year, some local farmers don't think that will be the case. "I think a lot of people just were one and done. Let me tell you, it can wear you...read more
Halo Labs Inc. (NEO: HALO) (OTCQX: AGEEF) has partnered with Terphogz LLC, a cannabis breeding group, to cultivate and market new cannabis genetics in Oregon. Under the five-year deal, Terphogz agreed to grant Halo rights to its collection of genetic...read more
In the upcoming November election, Oregonians will vote on a measure that would decriminalize all drugs. On July 1, Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act (IP44) officially qualified for the November ballot. The Oregon Secretary of State’s...read more
Twenty-five licensed cannabis retailers reported $133,288 in losses, mostly to theft, to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission from looting related to protests of police brutality. The biggest part of that total came from Serra's downtown location at 220 SW...read more
JT Thompson runs Sublime Solutions in Eugene, which distills the psychoactive ingredient of cannabis, THC. The resulting oil is used in everything from vape pens to chocolates. Thompson said it was devastating to his business last year when Oregon Gov....read more
Retail sales of medical and recreational cannabis in the United States are on pace to eclipse $15 billion by the end of 2020, an increase of approximately 40% over 2019 sales figures, according to exclusive projections from the 2020 edition of the...read more
Amid recession and social unrest, the cannabis industry sees its moment. Actions by states to reduce criminal penalties for marijuana use and possession are fueling momentum for the broader movement to legalize cannabis and have it serve as an economic...read more
Amid the recent uprising and protests there’s one undeniable fact, the energy of the people and the messages from the streets are what politicians should be paying attention to. During June, the Pride month for LGBTQIA+ and their allies to celebrate and...read more
F.A.R.M.S. Inc's Educational Series:
Optimizing Your Farm & Business
Like all of you, we have been intently following reports of COVID-19 and abiding by the social distancing protocols set in place by the Oregon Health Authority. With that in mind, we are unable to meet in-person for our Educational Series. However…moving forward all classes will be held online. Now farmers from all over the State and the Country will have access to these incredible classes.
As always, these classes are complimentary for ALL.