11:01 AM EST - CROP INFRASTRUCTURE CORP. : Announced today its large Italian CBD greenhouse facility has been upgraded and is ready for the start of the 2019 growing season. The joint venture facility, which covers 87,120 square feet and is co-owned through XHemplar S.R.L, now has a perimeter security fence being erected as well as and a comprehensive CCTV security system that is expected to be completed imminently. CROP and XHemplar are currently working with Italian agencies to import new and unique, high CBD genetics to populate its upgraded facility that are expected to command premium prices. Discussions are also continuing with an Italy-based pharmaceutical company to secure off-take agreements for the 2019 harvests. CROP INFRASTRUCTURE CORP. shares CROP:CNX are trading Up 1 cent at $0.41.