Alaska became the third state to legalize recreational marijuana in 2015, but it’s not exactly ahead of the curve on hemp, which comes from the same plant.
With their water wells dropping, two farmers from the far southwest corner of Kansas flew a 1967 Cessna Wednesday morning to Topeka – all in support of hemp.
Across the country, advocates are hailing industrial hemp as a miracle crop. Some Floridians even think the plant could surpass oranges as an agricultural powerhouse. But lawmakers in the capitol are urging caution.
Hemp seeds are emerging as a healthy source of food and new breakfast cereal companies are now becoming popular as an alternative to old-time favorites.
TARANTO, Italy -- Farmers in a region of Italy once known for cheeses have turned to cultivating a type of cannabis -- not to smoke or sell -- but to decontaminate polluted soil.
The hemp program in Kentucky is in its infancy, having just 2,350 acres grown last year and 922 acres in 2015.
Hemp initiatives in states from tiny Rhode Island in the east to expansive Washington state in the USA’s northwest are seeing advances as proponents of the crop see its potential to revive the farm sector and boost state tax coffers — sooner or later.
Maybe you have heard of hemp in recent years, as momentum behind a movement to legalize the agricultural crop has grown with federal legislation and some states supporting it.
Farmers from throughout the state gained insight into Hawaii’s newest crop as the annual Hawaii Farmers Union United Convention kicked off Friday at OK Farms in Hilo.
Hemp industry representatives set out on Capitol Hill to press their case to ease federal restrictions on the cash crop, one they say has lucrative future in the U.S.
WASHINGTON — Supporters of industrial hemp are optimistic the crop has a future in a state known for sweeping fields of corn and soybeans.
Individuals interested in the hemp industry, science and policy can attend concurrent tracks in each area and a two-day scientific poster session and trade show.
Hemp was once a mainstay crop in Virginia, until it ended up being banished as part of the long U.S. war on drugs starting in the 1930s.
The prospect of growing industrial hemp for a living in Rowan County is apparently a hot topic.
DENVER (AP) -- Colorado livestock could be eating hemp under a bill that passed the state Senate Tuesday.
Cannabis: It’s not just for medicinal or recreational purposes. At least that's what one commercial grower hopes.
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