April 1, 2020
Arcadia Biosciences Promotes Shultz To Chief Technology Officer

Arcadia Biosciences, working in science-based approaches to enhance the quality and nutritional value of crops and food ingredients, has promoted Randy Shultz, Ph.D. to the role of chief technology officer. Shultz joined Arcadia in 2019 as head of research and development and has played a vital role in the development... more »

April 1, 2020
South Dakota Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Hemp Cultivation

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has signed into law a bill legalizing industrial hemp and CBD oil. The 2018 Farm Bill made the production, processing and distribution of hemp federally legal; however, South Dakota, Idaho and Mississippi were the only states to keep hemp production illegal. House Bill 1008 legalizes... more »

March 31, 2020
Midwest Hemp Council To Host Weekly Hemp Webinar Series In April

Beginning April 1, the Midwest Hemp Council will host a weekly webinar series focused on hemp education. The "Make Hump Day, Hemp Day" series will provide an update on current regulations, growing techniques and business tips that will help you succeed in the emerging hemp industry. A different subject matter... more »

March 31, 2020
Vermont Cannabis & Hemp Convention Rescheduled For September

Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, the Third Annual Vermont Cannabis and Hemp Convention, taking place at Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction, Vermont, has been postponed to Sept. 26-27, 2020. The event was originally scheduled for May. In Vermont, interest in cannabis and hemp continues to grow, as evidenced... more »

March 31, 2020
EcoGen Laboratories Launches Hemp Seed Buyback Program

EcoGen Laboratories, a vertically-integrated manufacturer and supplier of hemp genetics, hemp-derived specialty ingredients and finished products in North America, has introduced the EcoGen Buyback Program through which EcoGen will buy back harvested hemp crops at fair market value from farmers who purchase seeds from the company. During this planting season... more »

March 30, 2020
3 Rivers Biotech, JRT Nurseries Partner For Tissue Culture Hemp Clones

3 Rivers Biotech Ltd.  has entered into a joint venture agreement with JRT Nurseries Inc. to produce and supply premium, pathogen-free, tissue-cultured hemp plants to the rapidly expanding hemp market. As a condition of the agreement, JRT will provide full, exclusive access to its tissue culture lab and greenhouse facilities... more »

March 27, 2020
Green Cures To Release Hemp-Infused Hand Sanitizer Product Line

Green Cures & Botanical Distribution, a manufacturer, wholesaler and distributor of hemp and CBD-infused nutritional, sports, body care and alcoholic spirits products, plans on launching a new hemp-based hand sanitizer set to hit the market next month. The company will market both products online and is speaking with distributors and... more »

March 26, 2020
Hemp Industries Association Announces Leadership Change

The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) today announced that Joy Beckerman, president, will depart from the association effective immediately. Association Vice President Rick Trojan will coordinate all presidential duties until a new president is elected. "Joy has been an immense asset to the HIA and the hemp industry in general," Trojan.... more »

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