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Hemp Industry Needs Stable Seed Genetics: Is Selective Breeding the Answer?

To meet the market's demand for hemp seed, FRB focuses on seed genetics to produce a variety of cannabinoid-rich and true-to-type plants.

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What You Need to Know About Cannabis Incubators

CanopyBoulder played a role as the cannabis incubator for Front Range Biosciences and galvanized FRB's growth during its start-up phase.

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Growers, researchers say Nebraska needs to step slowly into hemp market

The Beatrice Daily Sun discusses Nebraska's burgeoning hemp industry and the need to step slowly into hemp market for growers in the state.

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Tenants of hemp: The pros and cons of leasing greenhouse space to hemp production

CEO and co-founder of Front Range Biosciences, Jonathan Vaught, describes strategies to consider when leasing greenhouse space to hemp production.

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How Colorado hemp and cannabis companies are using innovation to boost crop yields

Front Range Biosciences among the Colorado hemp and cannabis companies that leverage agricultural innovation to boost crop yields.

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Why hemp industry leaders say Colorado is poised for success in the sector

Colorado Governor Polis signs bills at Front Range Biosciences' greenhouse, which aligns state and federal regulations for the hemp industry.

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Cheddar Interview: FDA Public Hearing on Cannabis

Cheddar interviews Front Range Biosciences' CEO, Dr. Jonathan Vaught, about the FDA public hearing on cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds.

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This Lab Raised $10 Million To Expand Cannabis And Hemp Cloning Production

Industrial scale production has dominated store shelves for decades. Now that formula is being adopted by the cannabis industry. For Front Range Biosciences (FRB), mass propagation of crops starts in the lab,

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Wisconsin farmers learn how to grow healthy hemp for next growing season

At Memorial Florist and Greenhouse in Appleton, dozens of farmers learned about the opportunities in hemp farming for the 2019 growing season. Colorado hemp experts “Front Range Biosciences” educated farmers

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Early Lab Tests Show 18% Failure Rate in California’s Cannabis Market Since July 1

Full article appears in Cannabis Business Times. Published September 14, 2018. When the first batch of newly mandated California cannabis test results was made public in late July, the results

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Front Range Biosciences Partners with Frinj Coffee to Build Clean Stock(TM) Program for Coffee in California

Leading agricultural biotech company to provide specialty coffee breeder and producer with Clean Stock rooted cuttings from tissue culture for distribution to California farmers. SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 27, 2018

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California Coffee Growers Turn to Cannabis Biotech for New Plants

Frinj Coffee, which hopes to make California a viable origin region for commercially produced specialty coffee, is turning to a cannabis-focused bio-tech company for plant development. Frinj and Colorado-based Front Range

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How Cannabis Tech Can Help Build a Better Cup of Coffee

A Santa Barbara-based coffee company is leveraging the benefits of their California climate to grow coffee with the help of FRB's tissue culture technology.

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Hemp Operation Opens in Storied Lafayette Florist Greenhouse

An agricultural biotechnology company has launched a hemp grow operation in a newly renovated greenhouse space on the grounds of the historic Lafayette Florist. Lafayette-based Front Range Biosciences rented the

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Front Range Biosciences Restores Lafayette Greenhouse

LAFAYETTE — Front Range Biosciences Inc., an agricultural biotech company focused on high-value crops like cannabis, has completed restoration of the historic Lafayette Florist greenhouse after three months of construction.

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FRB is the Top Agribusiness in BizWest’s Companies to Watch

BizWest published a round-up of Colorado companies to watch in 2018 and featured FRB as the number one pick in the agribusiness section. Front Range Biosciences Inc., a startup agricultural

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Additional coverage in Forbes and Westword re: Cole Memo and Clean Stock

Thomas Mitchell of Westword published a piece on Jeff Sessions rescinding the Cole Memo and what that means for the cannabis industry, including hemp and medical marijuana. Dr. Vaught is featured

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Dr. Vaught featured in WIRED magazine article

Issie Lapowsky of WIRED magazine wrote an article in reaction to the Cole Memo decision last week. Dr. Vaught is featured in the article. Still, those entrepreneurs who can are

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Merry Jane profiles FRB’s Clean Stock program

Merry Jane did a full profile of FRB, interviewing Dr. Jonathan Vaught. Journalist Madison Margolin asked some great questions that show more of the details behind FRB’s process and philosophy.

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UC Davis coverage summary – Newsweek, VICE, and others

FRB’s announcement about the partnership with UC Davis for cannabis genetics has received terrific coverage in the media! Below is a list of some of the top coverage. Newsweek, Weed

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Dr. Vaught Speaks on Panel on Cultivation Trends as Part of Canopy Jump Start

Our CEO, Dr. Jon Vaught, spoke at the Panel on Cultivation Trends as part of the Canopy Jump Start Conference. The focus of the conference was to help new startups

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FRB is finalist for BizWest IQ award

We’re excited to announce that Front Range Biosciences has been chosen as a finalist for the BizWest Innovation Quotient (IQ) Award! We’re in prestigious company, alongside the two other finalists

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Dr. Vaught speaks at Nutrition Capital Network

Our CEO, Dr. Jon Vaught, gave a speech at the September 2017 gathering of the Nutrition Capital Network (NCN) during the Supply Side West Conference. Front Range Biosciences was the

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Fundraising coverage recap Sep 2017

We’ve received terrific coverage from the media about our fundraising announcement. We’re very thankful to the support of our investors, team, N6A (PR firm), customers, and the media. Here’s a

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Benzinga: Front Range Biosciences CEO Explains How Tissue Culture Can Help Marijuana Cultivators Drive Efficiency And Scale

Javier Hasse of Benzinga wrote a feature piece on Front Range Biosciences and our CEO, Dr. Jonathan Vaught. “Of course, scaling up brings benefits and challenges. As the size of

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FRB Mentioned in BizWest Magazine

We have even more coverage of our fundraising round, this time from Colorado local BizWest. The full article is available here.

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FRB Mentioned in Blunt Network Magazine

Front Range Biosciences continues to make news, this time in the web magazine Blunt Network. We are constantly making strides in the next generation of the cannabis industry thanks to

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FRB Mentioned in New Cannabis Ventures

Front Range Biosciences has recently been mentioned in New Cannabis Ventures for our successful seed round fundraising of $1.5 million. Thanks to our approach to large-scale propagation and our harnessing

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FRB Featured in Crain’s Business Journal

Front Range Biosciences has been featured in Chicago’s Crain’s Business Journal. Salveo Capital, a private equity firm from Chicago and one of the company’s investors, has been recognized for its

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