Understanding of California cannabis cultivation epicenter, Humboldt County, a study

New Frontier Data releases a new study in partnership with Humboldt Green, Sunboldt Grown, and Ice Box Flat Farms, the 2019 California Cannabis Cultivation Report: A Humboldt Perspective. "The report is a first-of-its-kind study into one of the most influential and experienced cannabis grower communities in the world," the team with the company explains. "Surveying over 100 cannabis growers in Californias Humboldt County region, New Frontier Data examines ongoing challenges and emerging opportunities amid Californias transition to a legal, regulated market."

"With rising concerns over vaping products, CBD supplements and overall cannabis-driven substances, consumers will look to brands that can provide clarity and confidence in product safety and quality control, said Giadha Aguirre de Carcer, Founder and CEO of New Frontier Data. Humboldt growers commitment to higher quality cultivation standards is gaining increased traction across the industry, especially as manufacturers look to mitigate heightened concern and scrutiny over both regulated and unregulated products."

Key findings from the report include:

  • 25% of all California cannabis cultivation licenses are held by Humboldt County growers
  • 81% of cannabis growers surveyed have been cultivating for more than 10 years
  • 59% of growers surveyed report harvesting 2.5 oz. or more per square foot of grow space, reflecting the cultivation expertise in the region
  • 43% of growers surveyed draw electricity from the grid, reflecting efforts made to lower electricity costs

Click here to download the full report

For more information:
New Frontier Data
1400 I Street NW, Suite 350
Washington, D.C. 20005

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