L.A. firm aims to boost Colorado hemp farm by 900 acres

A Los Angeles-based real estate company is seeking to expand an 80-acre hemp research site in Pueblo, Colorado, 12-fold, which would make it one of the largest hemp operations in the state.

Agritek Holdings – which has water and mineral rights on the 80-acre site it already owns in Pueblo – has been given first rights to the 900-acre site that surrounds it and is in negotiations to buy the site, according to a news release.

The company will focus on creating and patenting genetic strains of zero-THC medical hemp and creating CBD-infused products such as tinctures, sublingual strips, creams, gelcaps and beverages.

Once operational, the 980-acre site will be able to harvest 350,000 pounds of dry flower per year that can be used for extraction into oils with CBD and other non-intoxicating cannabinoids, Agritek said.

Besides Colorado, Agritek has operations in Washington state, Puerto Rico and Canada and owns permitted facilities in California.

One comment on “L.A. firm aims to boost Colorado hemp farm by 900 acres
  1. Maria Elena on

    This is exciting news, I plan to retire in a year, now I can move closer to my daughter in Denver, I may just buy a home in Pueblo and work at this hemp plant. My hobbies include, organic gardening, bake edibles and a gourmet cook in general. I believe in natural medicines from mother earth.

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