Hemp

February 26, 2020
Texas A&M AgriLife Ready To Advise Hemp Growers

Texas farmers soon will be able to legally plant fields of hemp for the first time since the 1930s. Much has changed since then, but one thing hasn’t: Texas farmers can count on Texas A&M AgriLife for practical information and expert insight. The Texas A&M AgriLife Hemp Team traveled across... more »

February 26, 2020
Colorado Governor Jared Polis To Speak At NoCo Hemp Expo

Colorado Governor Jared Polis will present opening remarks at the NoCo Hemp Expo on Friday, March 27, from 10:30 am to 11:00 am. The Gov. Polis will share his plans for ‘Advancing the Hemp Industry’ at the famed National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado. Colorado Gov.... more »

February 25, 2020
NC State Extension Issues Policy On Hemp Sales At Extension Events

North Carolina State Extension and North Carolina Cooperative Extension have announced a new policy for sales of hemp and hemp-derived products that are sold at events sponsored by Extension. The following items may be sold at Extension events as long as testing, labeling, packaging, and other legal requirements are met:... more »

February 25, 2020
Sym-Agro Offers Botanical Product Suite For Hemp Pest, Disease Control

Sym-Agro has assembled a suite of highly effective, naturally derived, broad-spectrum tools to give hemp growers maximum control over powdery mildew, botrytis, mites (including hemp russet mite), worms and other common pests and diseases. “These innovative formulations deliver maximum control of common and hard-to-manage hemp pests and diseases,” said Sym-Agro... more »

February 24, 2020
Louisiana Finalizes Industrial Hemp Program Regulations

State rules and regulations for the Louisiana Industrial Hemp Program are now finalized. The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) also has begun issuing licenses for the production, processing and transportation of industrial hemp in Louisiana. Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., and... more »

February 24, 2020
Hemp Pesticide Safety Workshop Offered In Nevada On March 12

University of Nevada, Reno Extension, in partnership with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, is offering a workshop March 12 to train people throughout the state how to properly use pesticides when growing hemp. The workshop is meant for individuals who plan to grow hemp commercially. It will provide Continuing Education... more »

February 24, 2020
USDA Approves Additional State, Tribal Hemp Production Plans

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved five additional hemp production plans under the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. USDA has approved plans from the states of Washington and Wyoming and for the Otoe-Missouria Tribe, the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and the Santee Sioux Nation. USDA continues to receive... more »

February 21, 2020
Consumer Brands Association Creates CBD Advisory Board

The Consumer Brands Association has launched an advisory board to guide the organization’s work to enhance safety and ensure appropriate oversight in the burgeoning cannabidiol (CBD) market for consumer packaged goods (CPG). Joining the CBD Advisory Board are: Mick Cornett, former Oklahoma City mayor Edward Davis, former commissioner, Boston Police... more »

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