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Green Point Research Announces Research Partnership with Florida State University


November 13, 2019 — Fort Lauderdale, FL — Green Point Research (GPR) is excited to announce a new industrial hemp pilot project in partnership with Florida State University (FSU) centered around the economic and medical value of Cannabidiol (CBD). Three of GPR’s founders, David Hasenauer, Jordan Pace, and Light Townsend, are graduates of FSU’s College of Law.

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“The GPR team is proud to partner with Dr. Ostrander and Florida State University. We look forward to reviewing the results

November 13th, 2019|

How to Grow Hemp in Florida: A Farmer’s Guide

Understanding the agronomic needs and best practices growing standards for industrial hemp grown in Florida is vital to pulling off a successful, profitable crop.

But because hemp was illegal to grow for nearly 80 years, there is a crippling lack of published resources and industry knowledge when it comes to growing industrial hemp, especially for Florida farmers.

This report, generated from Green Point Research’s work researching, advocating for and supporting the Florida-grown industrial hemp since 2016, is an introductory agronomic guide for Florida hemp growers.

What Is Industrial Hemp?

Industrial hemp is the same species as marijuana, ‘Cannabis Sativa.’  However, hemp has been

October 18th, 2019|

Green Point Research Acquires 30-Acre Nursery in Fort Meade, Florida

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GPR Purchases Sunshine Growers Facility to Establish One of the Largest Hemp-Dedicated Nurseries

October 2, 2019 — Fort Lauderdale, FL — Green Point Research (GPR) finalizes its purchase of Sunshine Growers, a 30-acre nursery in Fort Meade, Florida, creating one of the largest hemp-dedicated nurseries in the United States.

“We plan to move our seed production from Colorado into Florida, creating new jobs in the agricultural sector,” said David Hasenauer, CEO of Green Point Research. “Our new facility will serve a vital role in the Florida hemp industry, providing Green Point’s proprietary

October 2nd, 2019|

Florida hemp industry awaits final regulations

State officials are finishing up the rules to launch a hemp industry in Florida after legalization on a national level. The industry could be significant in South Florida, where the semitropical climate allows hemp to grow throughout the year. Already, hemp products and derivatives, such as CBD, are popping up in mainstream retailers.

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September 13th, 2019|