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USDA Approves First State Hemp Plans Following Crop’s Federal Legalization - Cannabis News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Friday that it has approved hemp regulatory plans for three states and three Indian tribes -- with many more approvals likely on the horizon.
Hemp cleans toxic soil and produces clean CBD flower, study finds - Cannabis News
The heavy metals taken up by cannabis plants grown in coal mining remediation fields were expressed in the leaves of the mature plants. But, critically, the heavy metals did not appear in the floral buds where cannabinoids, including valuable CBD, is concentrated, the researchers told Leafly.
Hemp Will Qualify For New Crop Insurance Pilot Program Next Year, USDA Announces - Cannabis News
Hemp farmers in 21 states will be eligible for a new crop insurance pilot program starting next year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Monday.
The livestock industry, however, is already witnessing the advantages of hemp seed. A source of protein, rich in fiber, fatty acids and several important minerals, hemp seed meal and pellets have made their way into animal feed with impressive results.
The deadline to submit comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on proposed regulations for hemp was Wednesday -- and advocates, stakeholders and lawmakers had a lot to say.
As the hemp industry grows, producers face the challenge of cultivating a crop that has received comparatively little scientific study, and that can become unusable – and illegal – if it develops too much of the psychoactive chemical THC.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Monday that it has approved hemp regulatory plans for three more states and four additional Indian tribes.
The two-story Flat House was designed as a hemp-based construction prototype, with the intention of introducing this new method into the building industry for larger scale projects.
The Department of Defense (DOD) is reaffirming that CBD is off limits to service members, regardless of the federal legalization of hemp and its derivatives.
In Colorado, hemp has gone through an evolution similar to that of recreational cannabis, with new growing methods, extraction processes and product applications constantly evolving the craft.
Kentucky’s Department of Agriculture will continue operating its hemp program as a research pilot program for another year before transitioning to a commercial program, the agency said.
U.S. farmers think the USDA hemp regulations are too stringent.
Arizona’s budding hemp-growing industry is suffering growing pains as levels of THC that are too high force some farmers to destroy crops instead of harvesting them.
Montana Farmers Union hosted a meeting in Great Falls on Tuesday for producers and processors of hemp products to come together.
The Buckeye State is among the first to receive federal approval for a statewide program to cultivate hemp.
With the 2020 growing season on the horizon, the EPA announced on Thursday the approval of 10 pesticides for use on industrial hemp, the first such products cleared for hemp.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the public comment period on proposed hemp regulations that was initially set to expire at the end of December.
A new study of America’s fledgling hemp farms demonstrated that bees flock to cannabis due to the plants’ abundant pollen stores, which could help scientists better support both the bee and floral populations.
New York will be among the first states to establish a grading program for cannabis-derived extracts assuring consumers some degree of quality control.