With John Wiggins’ two sons interested in farming and seeing an opportunity to diversify from his tobacco and row crops, hemp looked like a sure bet to add onto their south Graves County operation. “It fit our niche,” Wiggins said. So last season they decided to grow 128 acres of hemp and joined up with processor GenCanna as a contract farmer.
Today, we are very pleased that the FDA listened — and are grateful that Commissioner Hahn and the FDA continue to share our industry’s commitment to help farmers farm this versatile crop and provide global access to reliable and compliant food grade hemp-derived products.
South Carolina is very blessed to have such strong economic development activity thriving in our state. The hemp industry is fast-growing nationwide, and South Carolina is now poised to become the hemp processing capital of the entire country. With great partners like GenCanna and Specialty Oil Extractors, farmers in South Carolina will have a national […]
WINCHESTER, KY GenCanna Global, Inc. (“GenCanna” or the “Company”) announced today that it has engaged Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC (Goldman Sachs) to serve as a financial advisor to assist the Company in evaluating an initial public offering and other strategic alternatives. “We have made significant investments in growing the hemp industry in the spirit […]
KY BASED HEMP COMPANY GENCANNA ANNOUNCES EXPANSION The federal farm bill, passed this week by Congress and awaiting the signature of President Trump, has already spurred the expansion of a Kentucky-based hemp company. Read the Article GENCANNA AND ATALO HOLDINGS TO FORM HEMP PARTNERSHIP GenCanna makes initial minority investment in Atalo, and the strategic partnership […]
CELEBRATING CONTINUED GROWTH The month of June witnessed more landmark moments for GenCanna™ and the hemp industry as legislative progress pushed us closer to the full and final legalization of hemp and hemp-derived products. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell continued to champion the Farm Bill while fighting to ensure that all hemp language remains fully […]
It’s been a fast-paced month for the GenCanna™ team, with preparation for summer farming underway and the advocacy for national hemp legalization continuing every day. Some highlights this month included the official opening of a new office facility in Winchester, KY, a media feature on National Public Radio, new GenCanna™ product offerings, and an evening […]
MILESTONES IN HEMP LEGISLATION April was a month full of benchmark moments for the hemp industry and its supporters. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced groundbreaking legislation to finally and fully legalize industrial hemp — a bill that will bypass the traditional committee process and go directly to the full United States Senate. The […]
A MONTH OF MILESTONES As spring arrives and Kentucky begins to thaw, the GenCanna™ family prepares for the growing season and our largest hemp crop to date. We’ve been busy in March, with team members driving innovation in the hemp industry all over the world. From Frankfort, Kentucky to Tel Aviv, Israel, we’ve been at […]