Hemp isn’t just for hackin’ the sack at Phish shows or making rope. This amazing plant, a non-psychoactive variety of cannabis grown specifically for industrial purposes, has a vast number of applications for a greener planet.
For the first time, hemp paper is being produced in Colorado from seed to sheet.
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.
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.
The cannabis plant’s unsteady transformation from outlaw weed to mainstream commodity is poised for another step forward as entrepreneurs lay plans to launch hemp derivatives.
No, it won't get you high. But rest assured, the alcohol still works.
In other countries in Europe and Canada, industrial hemp is a huge cash crop.
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 and marijuana are not the same thing.
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf signs into a law a bill that allows the cultivation of industrial hemp in Pennsylvania.
Outdated policy is clearly hurting our farmers as the hemp market grows and American consumers rely upon imports from countries such as China and Canada.
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.
Environmental cleanup could be as simple as using natural resources, such as Indian mustard seed, sunflowers and hemp.
Hempcrete — a mixture of hemp stalk, water and lime — could pave the way toward a sustainable future.
As marijuana laws continue to loosen across the country -- and the world -- it looks like hemp could be brought back in a big way.
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.
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