CBD vs THC

With product lines in the cannabis and hemp market constantly expanding, many novices to the industry can quickly become overwhelmed. A good delineation point to start with is the difference between CBD products, which are derived from hemp, and THC rich products that come from cannabis plants. What is THC? Tetrahydrocannabinol, (THC,) is the cannabinoid […]

3 Big Takeaways To Consider Before Getting into Hemp

At Cedar Valley Farms, we didn’t jump into the hemp farm game without a solid plan. We saw the mistakes many made in 2019, and we set out to not only avoid them, but make the process more efficient for everyone. Here are 3 big takeaways from our process that we urge anyone looking at […]

The Future of Smokable Hemp

It seems smokable hemp is one of the fastest-growing segments in the hemp and CBD industry. Many market analysts agree with projections that smokable hemp production will more than triple its current footprint by 2025. Research shows that demand for hemp-derived CBD continues to grow, even though forecasts have fluctuated based on economic factors – […]

2020 Hemp Harvest Tips

With promises they could make exponentially more an acre than with hemp when compared to traditional crops, many farmers looking for an alternative to low crop prices blindly rushed into planting and growing hemp in 2019. But the farmers sometimes did not anticipate the incredible investment and costs of harvesting…and what all that entails, including drying and processing their […]

Tips for Growing Hemp in a Greenhouse

  Hemp is largely a field crop when grown for oil or fiber, but those who wish to turn out high-quality, smokable hemp flower will find producing in a greenhouse environment ideal. Still, growing in a greenhouse can present some challenges with this complex crop. Growers used to producing cannabis in a warehouse environment may […]

Guidelines for Purchasing CBD Oil

The CBD marketplace is currently swarming with new brands marketing products to curious consumers. This can make it a difficult marketplace for the average consumer to navigate. Many products are putting ‘CBD oil’ on their label but they may not actually contain any CBD at all. As a consumer, you must be careful. There are […]

Industrial Hemp Uses

Industrial hemp is possibly the most versatile plant on earth. As a food source, it offers protein, omegas and dietary fiber in perfect proportions to our nutritional needs. As a food product, hemp seeds have it all. Hemp is naturally gluten free, and thanks to almost a century of prohibition in the U.S., hemp is […]

CBD Use in Seniors

  Seniors are much more likely to contest with chronic conditions, less restful sleep, more physical injuries, and the decline of their mental health. While CBD still lacks scientific support, large amounts of anecdotal evidence show that CBD can improve people’s quality of life, specifically when taken as an addition to their health regimens.   […]

Beware of the Middle Man

At Cedar Valley Farms, we’ve encountered our fair share of middlemen. While it may seem efficient and safe to buy materials from a reseller when you’re unfamiliar with all the facets of the product you need, it can end up costing you in the long run. We found educating ourselves was worth the time and […]

A Drone Chronicle

Even the most tech-savvy of business people can run into headaches when they attempt to implement technology solutions into their operations, and the team at Cedar Valley is no exception. While our vision to fuse tech and agriculture is what fuels our passion, no one said it was going to be easy. A perfect example […]