For the first time, hemp paper is being produced in Colorado from seed to sheet.
Real-world research in more than a dozen states in recent years is giving farmers new understanding of how to grow industrial hemp and showing that it has promise to be a viable commercial crop in the U.S.
No, it won't get you high. But rest assured, the alcohol still works.
Farmers can buy the certified Colorado hemp seeds in 2017.
Hemp clothing is a hot commodity these days. I believe this has a lot to do with people slowly beginning to realize the severely negative impact that today’s fashion industry is having on the planet.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON — Supporters of industrial hemp are optimistic the crop has a future in a state known for sweeping fields of corn and soybeans.
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.
DENVER (AP) -- Colorado livestock could be eating hemp under a bill that passed the state Senate Tuesday.
With pot consumption now legal in half of all states for either medical or recreational purposes, the long-dormant business of hemp production may well be poised for a renaissance.
31 states have passed legislation allowing hemp research or production.
Casinos on Native American land have poured billions into tribal economies since the late 1980s, lifting many people from poverty. Now, some hope, cultivating industrial hemp could do the same.
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The medical marijuana bill, which is currently in discussion in the state Senate, and a law that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp are two separate issues.
With a long list of uses and applications, industrial hemp holds tremendous profit potential for Kentucky farmers.
The plant is almost magical, advocates say, with a range of applications from paper to medicine. So why is it illegal to grow?
Every part of the hemp plant has great market value‒the seeds, stalks, leaves and hurd (the woody core of the stalk). Traditionally, Natives used hemp to make medicinal salve, fishing nets and clothing.
Could industrial hemp be the rotational crop of the future in the Midwest?
Both the federal government and various state governments have taken major steps forward in restarting an industry that has been in hibernation for almost a century.
EATON, N.Y. — For the first time in 80 years, a farm in New York State is legally growing cannabis.
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