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September 8, 2020
USDA Reopens Comment Period For Hemp Interim Final Rule

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is reopening the comment period to the interim final rule (IFR) that was published on Oct. 31, 2019 and established the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. The reopening will provide an additional 30 days for interested persons to comment on the IFR. All stakeholders... more »

August 25, 2020
Front Range Biosciences To Establish Hemp Science Center of Excellence

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) and Front Range Biosciences (FRB) have partnered to establish a Hemp Science Center of Excellence. Through this collaborative research and education agreement, SSI will provide instrumentation to support FRB's new analytical laboratory for hemp research and development. The FRB Hemp Science Center of Excellence will focus... more »

August 12, 2020
Study: Dual-Purpose Hemp Cultivars Have Best Biofuel Potential

Dual-purpose industrial hemp cultivars show the best potential for coproduction of biofuel and bioproducts, according to University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment study. In the study led by Jian Shi, UK assistant professor in the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, the dual-purpose cultivars that had the... more »

August 5, 2020
Applications For Mississippi Hemp Production Licenses Now Available

The Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Act (Senate Bill 2725) was signed into law on June 29, 2020. This act legalized the cultivation of hemp under a state plan to be created and implemented by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce. Although the act allowed for a state hemp cultivation program, the... more »
The Hemp Mine Field Day

August 3, 2020
The Hemp Mine Hosting September Field Days

The Hemp Mine (THM) is hosting two field day trial events starting in September. These events are meant to bring awareness to regional genetic performance by offering customers a firsthand experience. National data collection and performance evaluation allows farmers to have the proper tools to forecast, cultivate and bring value... more »
Marijuana Market to grow to 30 billion

July 28, 2020
GPN To Host Cannabis & Hemp Week

GPN—Greenhouse Product News will host its first Cannabis & Hemp Week from Sept. 22 to Sept. 24, featuring three 1-hour interactive webcasts with industry experts addressing the latest issues facing growers today. The webcast series is interactive and designed to provide growers with the latest insight, production tips and guidelines... more »
Drew Clayton

July 13, 2020
Stability Cannabis Names Vice President Of Operations

Stability Cannabis has promoted Drew Clayton to vice president of operations and member of the executive committee. In this capacity, Clayton oversees all aspects of Stability's post-harvest, packaging, safety, and facility operations. He previously served as operations manager. Having joined Stability in September 2018 as one of the first five... more »

July 10, 2020
Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Act Signed Into Law

Senate Bill 2725, also known as the Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Act, was signed into law on June 29, 2020. This act legalized the cultivation of hemp under a state plan to be created and implemented by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce. Although the act allowed for a state hemp... more »

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