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'Biggest thing to happen to agriculture in my lifetime': Hemp could soon be grown in Indiana - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
"Hemp holds a lot of promise for Hoosiers, for what it could do for farming, for business and for individual folks."
Minnesota farmers high on hemp's potential - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
A month after the latest farm bill legalized industrial hemp as a crop plant, Minnesota's hemp program coordinator has been swamped with phone calls.
So, You Want to Be a Hemp Farmer? - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
Hemp is often touted as a super-crop with myriad uses. So what does it take to grow it? Here's an overview.
Hemp is being used to shape the future of surfboards - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
Hemp has been around for centuries and can be found in various industries, from construction to clothing. Now, the plant is being used in the surfing world to help make the board eco-friendly.
North Carolina hemp businesses are sprouting like weeds - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
"You take North Carolina's agricultural background and this can be an amazing crop. Mark this space, it's going to be a very big market."
Porsche Releases First Race Car Made of Hemp: 718 Cayman GT4 - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
The follow-up to the Cayman GT4 racer is finally here and Porsche has not only made it faster but greener, too.
Could hemp be Iowa's next big crop? Farmers weigh in - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
Hemp is estimated to become a $600 billion industry in 2019, according to the Chicago-based Brightfield Group, and Iowa farmers could get a share of the money if they’re willing to grow it.
5 Uses For Hemp Besides CBD Oil - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
The versatile plant has hundreds of applications if you want to get down to it.
CBD Industry Poised To Go From Grassroots To Big League In 2019 With Legalized Hemp - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
Compared to the 89 million acres of soybean in the U.S., the hemp industry is still meager at 25,000 acres, but experts expect that will quickly change now that President Donald Trump has signed the 2018 farm bill.
In Wisconsin, questions, optimism surround hemp after federal legalization - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
Local hemp farmers are feeling some relief from the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized hemp production at the federal level and clarified the crop’s murky legality.
Kansas opens first industrial hemp academy to promote alternative crop - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
“We actually teach our students how to plant the seed properly, how to cultivate the seed properly, how to harvest the crop properly and then what to do with the crop after it’s harvest,” said America’s Hemp Academy founder Joe Bisogno, Founder.
Trump officially legalizes industrial hemp - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
President Trump legalized the cultivation of industrial hemp Thursday when he signed a widespread, bipartisan farm bill aimed at boosting the agriculture industry.
More Minnesota Farmers Considering Industrial Hemp - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
In the past three years the Minnesota Department of Agriculture has managed a pilot program to allow farmers to plant industrial hemp. 43 Minnesota farmers grew hemp last season — a number that’s sure to explode once future markets are refined.
Hemp, a form of cannabis, to become legal with Trump's signature on Farm Bill - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
Hemp advocates held a news conference Thursday in Denver to tout the expected legalization and thank Trump in advance for signing the bill. The president is expected to sign the bill next week.
Lawmakers From Both Parties Celebrate Hemp Legalization In The Farm Bill - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are celebrating a hemp legalization provision that made it into the final version of the 2018 Farm Bill.
Favoring female flowers in hemp horticulture - Cannabis News
CBD & Hemp
A UConn plant science professor working with hemp plants has developed a way to maximize the production of female flowers, which produce significantly higher quantities of cannabinoids than male flowers.

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