December 16, 2019
Columbia Basin Hemp to Start Production of CBD Oil in Washington State

Columbia Basin Hemp is starting production of cannabidiol (CBD) oil at its new extraction and processing facility in central Washington. Columbia Basin Hemp is located in the Columbia Basin of Washington State, and is a family-owned-and-operated producer of premium quality hemp plants and CBD oil, and is part of diversified... more »

December 16, 2019
AgTech Scientific Closes $30,000,000 Hemp Business Loan

AgTech Scientific owns and operates a 2,000,000 sq. ft. greenhouse and ag-processing center in Paris, Kentucky. The company propagated and planted over 7,000,000 clones on over 1,800 acres with local farmers in 2019. The company successfully harvested over 2,700,000 pounds of high-grade extraction-ready biomass. AgTech designed and built its own... more »

December 13, 2019
Idaho Farm Bureau Reaffirms Hemp Support

Gov. Brad Little made clear his stance on industrial hemp during the Idaho Farm Bureau Federation's 80th annual meeting. Hemp was a major topic of discussion during the House of Delegates meeting, where farmers and ranchers vote on proposed changes to IFBF’s policy book. The 2018 farm bill, which was passed... more »

December 13, 2019
New York Governor Cuomo Signs Hemp Legislation

Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation establishing a regulatory framework for the production and sale of hemp and hemp extract in New York State. The measure also requires the hemp industry to test and label their products, protecting consumers from potential harm. The legislation was signed pursuant to a chapter... more »

December 13, 2019
Evo Hemp Launches Line of Hemp-Infused Herbal Teas

Evo Hemp, a hemp food and beverage company based in Boulder, Colorado, is launching a new line of hemp-infused herbal teas with beverage maker Mood33. These new teas are infused with Evo Hemp’s organic, U.S.-grown hemp extract and made with premium botanicals and real fruit juices. They will be available... more »

December 12, 2019
Largest Industrial Hemp Processing Facility for Fiber, Cellulose Planned

Dallas-based Panda Biotech is developing its first industrial hemp processing facility to produce high-quality, textile-grade fiber and premium cellulose. The “Panda High Plains Hemp Gin,” to be located in Lubbock County, Texas, is expected to be the largest hemp decortication center in the United States and one of the largest... more »

December 11, 2019
Hemp Tissue Culture Samples Will Head to Space in 2020

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 partnered with SpaceCells USA Inc. and BioServe Space Technologies at the University of Colorado, Boulder to send hemp and coffee tissue culture to... more »

December 10, 2019
Michigan Ag Department Releases Industrial Hemp FAQ

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and Michigan State University Extension partnered to develop a list of frequently asked questions regarding industrial hemp production in Michigan. Click here to download the Michigan Industrial Hemp FAQs. It will also be available online at www.michigan.gov/industrialhemp. The FAQ sheet will be... more »

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