Plants with Purpose
Bazelet Oglesby is a close partnership between Bazelet Health Systems and Oglesby Plants International establishing one of America’s premier horticulture companies to become a reliable presence in the legal cannabis / hemp industry. The partnership between Bazelet and Oglesby brings over 50 years of breeding and genetic research, a specialized study of Cannabis Sativa L with current production capabilities of over 10 million plants per year.
Bazelet is part of the largest seed bank in the world with a global team of horticultural specialists including the US, India and Israel. Bazelet brings a host of science‐based solutions, substantial knowledge, and experience in pest and disease control, plant physiology, weed management, replant problems and sustainable agriculture. Bazelet Oglesby has spent years in the research of controlled substance medicines and a range of flavonoids, cannabinoids and plant derived terpene analogs for therapeutic applications.
Founded in 1947 by Raymond P. Oglesby, Oglesby Plants International (OPI) has been actively pursuing excellence in horticulture for over 70 years. Since the 1970’s, OPI has been leading the way in Plant Tissue Culture. In 1990, Ray Oglesby was inducted into the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame for his pioneering work in plant tissue culture.
For over 40 years, Oglesby Plants International has spearheaded a breeding program with a focus on introducing disease and insect resistant to ornamental plants. Our breeding success has made our plant varieties popular around the world.
Today, Bazelet Oglesby is a leading ornamental plant breeder and supplier of tissue cultured plants to commercial growers around the world. As a veteran owned company, Bazelet Oglesby is proud to be one of the largest private employers in Calhoun County. In 2020, Bazelet Oglesby continues their exciting journey as a leader, innovator, and contributor in building a vibrant hemp economy.
Revitalizing the Florida Panhandle, Georgia & Alabama Wiregrass Regions
We are developers, members, leaders, advocates, professionals and students who economically sustain growth for local and state communities.
Bazelet is initiating economic modeling protocol with IMPLAN, the most trusted name in economic impact modeling software. This will provide all stakeholders the most credible and accurate values the hemp industry can have in any county in the United States.
Our primary outcomes are building out a hemp commodity sector that we will see shortly in multiple fibrous commodity industries, such as paper, lumber, textiles and clothing—with a second report assessing the Medical and/or Recreational Cannabis Industry framework for legalized, or soon to be legalized states.
In the Southeast region of the US, producers have experienced persistent economic decline and quality of life as a result of overseas manufacturing, high costs of operation, diminished demand and low prices for their products.
Hurricane Michael last fall wiped out homes, businesses, and entire communities in three states covering over 4,150 square miles; farms that have sustained American families for generations have been wiped out.
Our help will not only revitalize the disparaged regions from hurricane Michael but will repurpose thousands of acres of land to Bazelet Hemp, restoring farm soil vitality and producing the raw material we will process into fiber, pulp, and oil.
- Implement Municipal Government Acts in Accordance with USDA
- Land Allocation Framework
- Panhandle and Wiregrass Region Growth Plan
- Intermunicipal Development Plans
- Municipal Development Plan
- Area Structure Plans
- Land Use Bylaws
- Conceptual Schemes
- Safety and Disease Control
- Seeds and Propagation
- Planting, Growing and Harvesting
- Transportation and Distribution
- Business Services
- Financing and Capital
- Sales and Marketing
Repurposing of the Cotton & Timber Industries
Through repurposed cotton fields, gins and old factories, we can empower future generations, by utilizing existing, outdated processing centers and bringing textile manufacturing back to the panhandle and surrounding regions.
Communities and industries will flourish.