Hemp

Green Point Research Buys Sunshine Growers’ Facility for Hemp Nursery

Green Point Research (GPR) has finalized its purchase of Sunshine Growers, a 30-acre nursery in Fort Meade, Florida, creating one of the largest hemp-dedicated nurseries in the United States. “We plan to move our seed... more »

Hemp Pavilion to Debut at 2020 World Ag Expo

Used in more than 25,000 products globally, industrial hemp was reintroduced to U.S. agriculture thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill. Interest in hemp has grown nationwide, and according to a December 2018 Forbes magazine article,... more »

CBD Producer Sues Hemp Seed Seller for $44M Loss

Lexington, Kentucky-based CBD producer Elemental Processing is suing Troutdale, Oregon-based HP Farms over hemp seeds that failed to produce as promised. Elemental Processing claims it was sold more than 6 million seeds that were male... more »

2020 Kentucky Hemp Program Application Period to Open Nov. 15

Kentucky hemp growers and processors may apply for a hemp license from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) hemp program for 2020 beginning Nov. 15. “We are constantly looking for ways to improve our hemp... more »

NSF International to Offer Testing, Certification for CBD, Hemp Products

Global public health organization NSF International will now provide a variety of independent testing, verification, auditing and certification services to manufacturers of consumer products containing hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD). NSF subsidiary Quality Assurance International,... more »

Michigan Industrial Hemp Growers Reminded to Test Before Harvest

As the state’s first industrial hemp harvest begins, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is reminding growers that they must have their crop tested for THC content before they can harvest. “Under the... more »

Job Training Grant Awarded to New Mexico Hemp Services

The New Mexico Economic Development Department has awarded 10 companies over $2 million to hire and train 123 new workers at businesses in Albuquerque, Clovis, Santa Rosa, and Santa Fe. Among those companies is New... more »

Colorado seeks public input on industrial hemp

Leaders of the Colorado Hemp Advancement and Management Plan (CHAMP) will hold a second public meeting on the subject of regulatory and economic issues surrounding industrial hemp. The meeting will take place Wednesday, Oct. 23,... more »

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