Hemp

March 14, 2020
Penn State Hosting Free Hemp For Beginners Webinar On March 23

Get your questions answered with the convenience of staying on the farm. The Hemp Webinar Series will feature Penn State Extension experts discussing timely hemp production and harvesting issues on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month during the growing season. The first webinar of 2020 will take place... more »

March 13, 2020
National Industrial Hemp Council Forms Consumer Protection Task Force

The National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC) hosted dozens of hemp industry leaders Monday for the inaugural session of the Consumer Protection Task Force. The purpose of the effort is to determine practical regulatory recommendations that will appropriately protect consumers and ensure their safety when using these products. The meeting, held... more »
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March 12, 2020
FDA Issues Research Update On Cannabidiol Products

Over the past year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has embarked on a comprehensive evaluation of cannabidiol (CBD) products. FDA is now providing updates on its efforts, including several new steps in areas of education, research and enforcement with the ultimate goal of continuing to protect the public health... more »

March 12, 2020
Phytonyx Receives First USDA Organic Certification For Feminized Hemp Seeds

Phytonyx LLC is now offering U.S. sales of USDA certified organic feminized high-CBD and high-CBG Hemp seeds for the 2020 growing season. As the first major hemp seed breeder/producer of feminized hemp seeds to obtain organic certification, Phytonyx is positioned to provide organic seeds to all hemp farmers who intend... more »

March 11, 2020
Front Range Biosciences Sends Hemp Cell Cultures To Space

Front Range Biosciences (FRB), an agricultural technology company focused on breeding and nursery production of new plant varieties and seeds for the hemp and coffee industries, has completed its mission of transporting plant cultures to space. In partnership with SpaceCells USA Inc. and BioServe Space Technologies at the University of... more »

March 11, 2020
Applications Now Accepted For Colorado Hemp Seed Certification

The Colorado Hemp Seed Certification Program, a collaborative program between the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA), CSU Seed Programs, the Colorado Seed Growers Association (CSGA), is accepting applications for new certified seed varieties through April 3, 2020. Hemp seed certification in Colorado is a multistep process in which CSGA and... more »

March 10, 2020
Neptune Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Neptune Wellness Solutions has appointed David Mayers as chief operating officer. Mayers brings to Neptune 30 years of senior-level executive leadership experience and expertise in corporate strategy execution, M&A implementation, R&D, quality, supply chain, operations and facility expansion across several industries, including cannabis extraction, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and health and wellness.... more »

March 9, 2020
NoCo Hemp Expo Rescheduled To Take Place Aug. 6-8

Organizers for the 7th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo are rescheduling this year’s three-day Investor Forum, Business Conference, Farm Symposium, and sold out Exposition Hall, out of concern for the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Originally scheduled for March 26-28, the trade show will now take place the weekend of Aug. 6-8,... more »

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