Dan has always been a focused, results-driven expert in the agricultural space. His deep understanding of the challenges facing hemp growers helps him find the right solutions to keep businesses on track.
How much do we know about marijuana’s medical capabilities after 163 years of claims? Just a little.
Colorado, California and a few other states are leading the way, steering tax dollars from marijuana legalization toward controlled, peer-approved studies assessing the medical effectiveness of cannabis compounds.
It’s been quite a long time since cannabis was legally grown in the fields of South Georgia, but 2020 is the start of a new era. There hasn’t been a cash crop with as much buzz as hemp in quite some time, and the opportunity to bring this potential money maker into the rotation is exciting for Georgia farmers.
Patrick Hughes is one of Co-Directors that make up the Second Century Ag Nursery and Genetics team.
Fred Hughes is one of Co-Directors that make up the Second Century Ag Nursery and Genetics team.
Brothers Patrick and Fred Hughes are the Co-Directors of Second Century Ag’s Nursery and Genetics team.
An active ingredient derived from marijuana could be a potential therapy for the sickest COVID-19 patients, researchers at Augusta University said.
H&H Farms of Cobbtown has partnered with Second Century Ag of Ocilla, GA to grow approximately 50,000 hemp plants south of Metter.
Healing bones seems like the least likely benefit for medical cannabis, yet here we are. The connection between cannabis and bone health isn’t an obvious one. Making the connection between strong bones and medicinal cannabis isn’t necessarily logical.
The cure-all debate over the cannabis compound has distracted from the serious — and seriously odd — back story of how cannabidiol conquered the country.
Why hemp? Explore the agricultural benefits and see why more and more farmers are choosing hemp as their next crop.
With industries from pharmaceuticals to beauty brands embracing the power of hemp, and consumer spending skyrocketing across North America, it’s no wonder the future of CBD is looking so bright.
For growers, part of hemp’s appeal is the variety of products derived from a single plant. Explore the anatomy of the hemp plant and see how we make use of everything – from stalks to seeds to flowers.
From genetics to extraction and everything in between, SCA’s soil-to-shelf expertise ensures rigorous quality control at every step of production.
Thomas Farmer, Clay Taber and Will Wingate are men with a mission. The trio founded Second Century Ag with the goal of providing south Georgia farmers with another crop to add to their rotation.
The holy grail for hemp cultivation is genetic uniformity. One of the biggest risks in hemp cultivation is when a crop “goes hot,” rising above acceptable levels of THC (<.3% being the current standard in our grow state of Georgia).
Jim has a deeply-rooted connection to South Georgia’s farming community, with 40 years of experience in the agricultural industry.
The name of our company, Second Century Ag, captures the story of hemp in America. Nearly a century ago, hemp grew legally around the country and had many industrial uses, including much-needed goods, like rope, for the WWII effort. Despite that, the federal government prohibited hemp production during the war on drugs in 1970.
Thomas is a local and federal relations expert. He has over 30 years of government experience, including leading the GA Outdoor Stewardship campaign and serving the Georgia Chapter of Nature Conservancy.
Will’s deep experience in representing government clients and lobbying for needs like the transferability of agricultural tax credits brings a unique perspective to the Second Century operation.
Larry is a leading expert in driving operational efficiencies and higher production volumes. He’s worked in over 300 facilities, and has 30 years of experience in manufacturing and processing operations – keeping our own facility right on track.
Cannabis extracts are showing potential in making people more resistant to the novel coronavirus, says an Alberta researcher leading a study.
Clay has advised a wide range of agricultural organizations on structuring, financing, and launching more than 1.5 million acres of farmland in multiple countries, economies and environments.
At a time of great economic uncertainty for our state, there’s a new agribusiness sector taking root, creating jobs and providing a new cash crop for Georgia farmers.
Hemp farming has finally gotten the green light to begin in Georgia, bringing a new crop that will sprout this summer.
The legalization of hemp production at the federal level two years ago, and in Georgia in 2019, has the potential to transform the state’s agriculture industry in coming years.
A former textile plant in Ocilla, Ga., will reopen with new jobs and farmers throughout South Georgia will gain a lucrative cash crop.
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