Hemp

September 30, 2020
Researchers Analyze Safety Of Industrial Hemp As Cattle Feed

A pair of studies at Kansas State University is bringing new insight to farmers and producers seeking to incorporate industrial hemp in cattle feed. After the 2018 Farm Bill legalized hemp production in the U.S., interest has grown in industrial hemp as an agricultural commodity, including as feed for animals.... more »

September 30, 2020
Considerations For The 2020 Hemp Harvest

There are several things that hemp growers should keep in mind as they begin to prepare for hemp harvest. Regulations The most important thing is for growers to make sure they schedule a pre-harvest sampling with the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI). The ADAI will sample and analyze... more »

September 29, 2020
New Research Database Driven By Growing Hemp Industry

Industrial hemp is a new addition to Midwestern agriculture, and producers are learning while they develop practices in real time. To help, University of Illinois Extension commercial educators are working with growers to provide cutting-edge research through the new Midwestern Hemp Database, available at go.illinois.edu/HempDatabase. "The database is an interactive... more »

September 28, 2020
University of California Hemp Research Continues In 2020

Opportunities and challenges for industrial hemp production in California are being revealed in a series of UC Cooperative Extension research projects. As a crop relatively new to California growers and researchers, there is still much to learn about variety choices, how varieties and crop responses differ across regions with different... more »

September 28, 2020
MDARD Podcast Series Sheds Light On Hemp Exports

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) podcast series "Fresh from the Field" offers insights into some of the state’s hottest topics in food and agriculture, as well as other issues the department is addressing on behalf of Michigan’s consumers and industry stakeholders. Among the most recent topics... more »

September 23, 2020
GPN Hosts Inaugural Cannabis & Hemp Week

Greenhouse Product News has concluded its inaugural Cannabis & Hemp Week, Sept. 22-24, held in partnership with Cannabis Product News and Hemp Production News. The interactive webinar series featured three educational sessions headlined by industry experts and leaders. Dr. Allison Justice, co-founder of The Hemp Mine and SC Botanicals, kicked... more »

September 23, 2020
Guidance For Michigan Growers On Pandemic Preparedness

Michigan State University Extension has created a set of resources that can help farmers gain a better understanding of their obligations as a business owner/operator, find answers to questions regarding exposure mitigation techniques, and develop a pandemic preparedness plan tailored to their operation. Among these freely-available resources is a Frequently... more »

September 23, 2020
University Of Vermont Offering Hemp Training For Technical Service Providers

The University of Vermont will be hosting a free virtual Hemp Training program starting in November. The registration deadline is Oct. 26, 2020. Each webinar will be worth one CEU for certified crop advisors. Topics include integrated pest management, organic production, resinous (CBD) hemp production, grain hemp production, fiber hemp... more »

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