June 24, 2020
NoCo7 Hemp Expo Rescheduled For March 25-27, 2021

On the heels of this month’s Experience Hemp SUMMER SOLSTICE Virtual Conference & Trade Show, event producers have announced new dates for the NoCoHemp Expo, which will now take place March 25-27, 2021. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, show organizers have had to shift plans in 2020 and remain optimistic... more »

June 24, 2020
Henry’s Hemp Harvester Wins Product Of The Year At EIHA Hemp Conference

The European Industrial Hemp Asociation's 17th Annual Hemp Conference brought together experts online from around the world to discuss the latest developments in the use of hemp for fiber, shives, seeds, oil and CBD. Nearly 40 speakers from leading companies and institutes presented their latest findings. The online conference was... more »

June 23, 2020
Blue Ribbon Extraction Invests $3 Million In Virginia Hemp Processing Facility

Blue Ribbon Extraction will invest $3.26 million to establish Virginia’s first large-scale industrial hemp processing and cannabidiol (CBD) oil extraction facility in the town of South Boston. The project will create 22 new jobs and the company has committed to sourcing over 90% of hemp purchases from Virginia growers, resulting... more »

June 18, 2020
Florida Hemp Association, Alliant Partner For Hemp Crop Insurance In Florida

With hemp being a new opportunity for nearly all of Florida, it can be difficult to find crop insurance and other coverage for your new hemp business. For example, the USDA did roll out a crop insurance solution for the 2020 season, but unfortunately, this was not made available for... more »

June 18, 2020
Credit Unions Issued New Guidance On Serving Hemp-Related Businesses

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) has issued a new Frequently Asked Questions memo to federally insured credit unions in regards to servicing hemp-related businesses. In August 2019, the NCUA issued NCUA Regulatory Alert, 19-RA-02, Serving Hemp Businesses, to provide interim guidance related to the passage of the Agriculture Improvement... more »

June 18, 2020
Colorado Submits State Hemp Management Plan To USDA

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA), in partnership with Governor Polis and the Office of the Attorney General, submitted the Colorado State Hemp Management Plan to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, certifying that the state has the resources and personnel to carry out the practices and procedures set forth in... more »

June 17, 2020
Black Tie CBD Files Lawsuit Against High Times Over Canceled Hemp Cup

Black Tie CBD has filed suit against High Times and its parent corporation over the canceled Hemp Cup. The event, which was scheduled to take place March 20-21, was canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. High Times made misleading statements in its press release regarding refunds for the event, Black... more »

June 16, 2020
Fire Ants Causing Early Damage In Alabama Hemp

Fire ants are active throughout the state and are causing damage to young hemp plants. For producers growing outdoor hemp in any capacity – including bare ground, plastic mulch, or in pots – now is a good time to check for fire ants and fire ant damage. The rains over... more »

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