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Zach Davis: Agriculture considered essential; hemp license applications open - Denton Record Chronicle

Food and agriculture were recently designated a critical essential sector by the Department of Homeland Security. This allows and requires agriculture workers to continue their work during stay-at-home orders. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller recently crafted a letter for ag workers to carry while they are traveling to work. The letter is available via the …

USDA approve Iowa state hemp plan

Iowa is good to go with the feds after the USDA recently approved its state plan under the USA’s domestic hemp production program. “We know farmers are eager for new opportunities and this milestone means they are one step closer to being able to grow hemp during the 2020 growing season,” said Iowa Secretary of …

USDA Approves Iowa Hemp Plan - Ganjapreneur

Iowa’s industrial hemp plan has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and farmers in the state can begin applying to cultivate the crop starting April 1. The plan does not legalize the production or use of CBD, according to the state Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship. “This commercial hemp production program does …

Hemp farmers, businesses could benefit from US coronavirus economic stimulus package - Hemp Industry Daily

Farmers who produce hemp, along with other hemp businesses, could see relief from the coronavirus economic stimulus deal that the U.S. Congress reached early Wednesday. In the largest economic rescue package in American history, the Senate and the White House reached a deal to spend $2 trillion to keep the U.S. economy afloat. The deal, …

USDA Approves Georgia Hemp Plan; HB 847 Passes Georgia House - Cannabis & Hemp - United States - Mondaq News Alerts

United States: USDA Approves Georgia Hemp Plan; HB 847 Passes Georgia House 24 March 2020 Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. On Tuesday, March 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved Georgia’s Hemp …

Hemp must go on: UMaine to teach growers home cultivation - New Haven Register

Published 10:28 am EDT, Sunday, March 22, 2020 BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is going to help the state’s gardeners and home growers learn how to cultivate hemp at home. Maine’s hemp business has been growing in recent years as federal restrictions have eased. The cooperative extension said it would use …

Significant Advance as Weekend’s Northern Lights Organics Farm Granted Industrial Hemp Licence - Yahoo Finance

AURORA, CO / ACCESSWIRE / March 20, 2020 / American Hemp Ventures, Inc. (OTC PINK:AMHV) announces that it currently has tens of millions of high CBD hemp seeds currently available for the 2020 season. The company expects to have over 200 million high CBD hemp seeds, as well as hundreds of millions of high fiber …

Hemp-Based Food Market

Hemp has been utilized as a source of oil and an exceptional source of fiber. Hemp seeds are loaded with vitamins, proteins, and minerals. Hemp seeds are the only edible seeds with GLA (gamma-linolenic acid). Hemp seeds and oil are utilized in other nations, counting in Canada, Europe, and the U.S., in many foods. Hemp …

Reporter’s Notebook: Why hemp producers should use biocontrols to promote sustainable production - Hemp Industry Daily

Published 3 mins ago | By Laura Drotleff (This is an abridged version of a column that appears in the March issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.) Cannabis is often touted as a self-sustaining crop that doesn’t need pest protection. Yet in 2019, outdoor hemp farmers saw heavy disease and pest pressure. As planting season approaches for …