Blog Archives

New Extended Store Hours!

January 20, 2016

We are extending our store hours starting today. In order to better serve our customers CSD Centennial Seeds is now open M-F 9am – 5:30pm, Saturday 9am-2pm.

Centennial Seeds 2015 Year In Review

December 3, 2015

The 2015 hemp growing season was a busy one, and one that none of us will soon forget. As this year is coming to its end I find myself looking back at both the accomplishments and the lessons learned in 2015. This year was important to our business in many ways. In January of this […]

Tuesday, December 1st: A Tech Talk ~ The Future of Hemp

November 25, 2015

Please join me and the good people at Isolate Extraction Systems for an open-format Tech Talk on developments in Colorado’s Industrial Hemp industry. This will be an informal panel discussion covering topics from seed development, regulatory changes, CBD extraction/marketing and much more. This will be an excellent opportunity to make new friends and form new […]

Closed Saturday, September 12

September 11, 2015

The store will be closed this Saturday, September 12 and will re-open on Monday, September 14. Have a nice weekend. -Ben

Limited Release High-CBD BaOx Seed

July 30, 2015

Tomorrow, July 31st, I’ll be releasing a small amount of the BaOx hybrid seed. The BaOx(TM) is a new high-CBD seed that combines an inbred Hindu Kush line and the Otto male used to create the Otto II hybrid seed. The BaOx is fast growing, vigorous, uniform in height and breeds true for the high-CBD […]

Muddy Start to the 2015 Hemp Planting Season

May 27, 2015

It’s no secret that we’ve had an extraordinarily wet spring season this year along parts of the Front Range. The heavy rains have impacted hemp farmers, preventing many of them from planting their fields. The soil type on the farm I lease is a sandy loam over heavy clay. It generally drains well until it […]

Centennial Now Offering In-house Analytical Services

October 25, 2014

Starting Monday October 27 Centennial Seeds will begin offering in-house analysis of cannabis and hemp via gas chromatograph. We believe that testing for the industrial hemp industry and for non-MED cannabis growers is an essential service that is sorely needed. Initially we are offering testing for CDA registered industrial hemp developers/farmers. In addition we will […]

Long Overdue Update

June 18, 2014

They say, “the busiest man gets the most done”. Right now I feel like that man. There was a time when I would update this site more frequently. Over the course of this year my duties and responsibilities have increased to the point where it is no longer possible. I have a slight lull in […]

Colorado Researchers Seek to Map the Cannabis Genome

December 23, 2013

A research team at the University of Colorado at Boulder has begun a landmark project to build an ultra-high density genetic map of the Cannabis genus, placing tens of thousands of genes onto chromosomal positions and will use these resources to identify important genomic regions underlying variation in traits such as the production of secondary […]

Origins of a CBD Collaboration

December 20, 2013

Earlier this year I contributed a cut of Harlequin to a seed project run by my friend Laci. Harlequin is a clone-only CBD line from somewhere in the West. Clone-only means that it is a living clone derived from an individual plant. Another way to say this is that no seed version of Harlequin has […]