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Wisconsin Considers Returning to its Hemp Farming Powerhouse Roots

A Wisconsin legislative committee is set to consider a bill that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp in the state that used to produce. Source: Wisconsin considers returning to its hemp farming powerhouse roots By Todd Richmond, The Associated… Continue Reading →

A company just inked the first ever deal to supply US-grown hemp fiber to an apparel company

Bastcore will supply US-grown, textile-grade hemp to Recreator, an LA-based sustainable apparel company. Source: A company just inked the first ever deal to supply US-grown hemp fiber to an apparel company A Nebraska-based company signed Thursday the first contract to… Continue Reading →

PA’s Once Vast Hemp Harvest Reemerges from the Weeds

On 14 plots scattered across Pennsylvania this year, farmers reintroduced what was once a dominant cash crop to the state – industrial hemp, the straight-laced, non-psychoactive, cannabis cousin of marijuana. Source: Pa.’s once vast hemp harvest reemerges from the weeds… Continue Reading →

The Industrial Hemp Farming Act is Back — is This the Year Congress Legalizes the Crop?

A bipartisan group of lawmakers are again calling for industrial hemp to be legally separated from marijuana in the Controlled Substances Act, and advocates believe they might just have the political momentum to succeed. Source: The Industrial Hemp Farming Act… Continue Reading →

UNL’s Research into Industrial Hemp has Already Yielded Some Key Information

Behind a thick screen of green stalks lay a research plot that’s been three years in the making in Nebraska: The state’s first test plot of industrial hemp, a cousin of marijuana that has none of the properties to get someone… Continue Reading →

Why Industrial Hemp Could Prove a Larger Economic Driver Than Marijuana

  Source: Why Industrial Hemp Could Prove A Larger Economic Driver Than Marijuana Industrial hemp is set to be a huge economic driver in the not-so-distant future, even more so than medical cannabis or even recreational marijuana, Cynthia Salarizadeh told… Continue Reading →

Cuomo Signs Bill, Invests in Industrial Hemp at Cornell Event

A thriving hemp market already exists, as the plant is used to make food, paper products, clothing, consumer goods and a multitude of other products. New York is now making it easier to allow farmers to grow a crop that… Continue Reading →

Nevada to Open Up Retail for Industrial Hemp as Production Expands

Nevada Department of Agriculture Industrial Hemp Program Manager Russell Wilhelm says the state is setting up the new industrial hemp regulations and fielding increased interest from prospective producers. Source: Nevada to open up retail for industrial hemp as production expands… Continue Reading →

Making History with Hemp Seeds

Anderson was the first person in America to legally import hemp from Canada in 2014 after the federal farm bill passed. His first project was for Kentucky and was completed in conjunction with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. He also… Continue Reading →

State Sides with Helena Hemp Farmer who was Denied Federal Water

The Montana Department of Agriculture on Monday refuted a federal decision to deny irrigation water to a Helena Valley hemp farmer, department officials said. Source: State sides with Helena hemp farmer who was denied federal water The Montana Department of… Continue Reading →

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