Hemp

November 18, 2019
SAF Webinar to Give Update on US Hemp Program

USDA recently established the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program through an interim final rule. The Society of American Florists will provide an update on program details during a webinar on Nov. 21. “This rule outlines provisions for the USDA to approve plans submitted by states and Indian Tribes for the... more »

November 18, 2019
NC State Advances Hemp Research

Hemp has been called the greatest opportunity for American agricultural markets in the past half-century, but a long gap in production means that farmers are still figuring out how best to grow it. NC State University’s efforts to help farmers realize the crop’s potential recently got a funding boost from... more »

November 18, 2019
Auction to Serve Hemp, CBD Extract Buyers

The Southern Hemp Marketplace (SHM), LLC, announced it will open its International Hemp Auction & Market (IHAM 2019) to worldwide hemp and CBD extract buyers through HiBid webcasting, an integrated web service and internet bidding solution from Auction Flex. With years of experience facilitating thousands of successful auctions, Auction Flex... more »

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November 14, 2019
LeafWorks Launches Cultivar Registration Program

LeafWorks, a female-founded genetics company specializing in identification for the cannabis/hemp and herbal industries, launched the LeafWorks Cultivar Registration program. This is a first-to-market service for the cannabis/hemp industries that enables cultivators and breeders to establish a record of cultivar (“strain”) creation and/or ownership. As the cannabis/hemp industry transitions from... more »

November 14, 2019
Free MU Extension Guides Help Prospective Industrial Hemp Growers

University of Missouri Extension specialists have developed educational guides for those interested in growing industrial hemp. The Missouri Department of Agriculture plans to take applications for grower permits as of Dec. 2. The four guides cover planning, agronomy, budgeting and marketing. Specialists created planning budgets that give estimates of income... more »

November 14, 2019
Gravitas Kannavis Launching Industrial Hemp Biomass Processors

Gravitas Kannavis, a division of Gravitas Infinitum, LLC (a Health & Wellness Holding Company) announced its Ultra Series – Organic Industrial Hemp Biomass Processors during the Florida Industrial Hemp Conference in Orlando. "We are working with mid-size and large-scale growers with processing requirements in the millions of pounds of hemp... more »

November 14, 2019
U of I Extension to Hold December Workshops on Industrial Hemp

The signing of the Illinois hemp bill has provided opportunities for the cultivation, distribution and processing of hemp for fiber, grain and CBD. Learn more about the options available in legal hemp production during a pair of workshops being hosted by the University of Illinois Extension on Dec. 19 and... more »

November 13, 2019
Icon Farms, PathogenDx Partner to Elevate Hemp Testing Standards

Icon Farms, a hemp operator and manufacturer for American hemp processors and distributors, has entered a strategic partnership with PathogenDx, Inc., an Arizona-based technology company that provides DNA-based customized pathogen testing for consumer industries. The partnership has been established to help standardize and implement microbial safety protocols across a comprehensive,... more »

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