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Inside look at the operation of the first hemp plant facility in Scottsbluff - KSNB Local 4

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – (KNEP) – The public got a chance to check out Western Farm and the hemp plants Thursday night. Western Farm held an open house Thursday to educate the public on what they are working on to get Scottsbluff in the forefront of the hemp industry. One of the five owners, P.J. Hoehn …

Judge Orders South Carolina Authorities to Protect Farmer's Seized Hemp Crop - Insurance Journal

A judge is allowing a South Carolina hemp farmer arrested after authorities said he grew the crop in unregistered fields to harvest some of his crop and put the money in a trust as he awaits trial. The State Law Enforcement Division destroyed 10 acres (4 hectares) of John Pendarvis’ crop in Dorchester County after …

Largest industrial hemp processing facility in the U.S. to be built in Shallowater - KLTV

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – Panda Biotech, a Dallas-based company, announced its first industrial hemp processing facility to produce high-quality, textile-grade fiber, and premium cellulose to be located in Lubbock County, Texas. Panda Biotech has secured the rights to purchase a 255,000 square foot processing facility in Shallowater, Texas. Source link

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The Rogue Valley is known for its pears. We have the Pear Blossom Festival, including a Pear Blossom Parade, a Pear-A-Fare, we crown a Pear Blossom Queen and the Oregon state fruit a pear. But the tide is changing and more and more hemp is being planted here in Oregon. Just within the past year …

Camarillo City Council weighs options for regulating hemp - VC Star

CLOSE Hemp, which has recently been legalized for commercial production, is expected to be a big factor in Ventura County’s agricultural industry. Juan Carlo, VC Star Ventura County supervisors supported the adoption of zones near populated areas and schools where odorous hemp plants may not be planted at a heavily attended hearing Tuesday in Ventura. An ordinance …

Area hemp farmer pleased by change in federal guidelines on bank loans - WRVO Public Media

There are new guidelines from the federal government that could help hemp farmers in New York state expand their operations. The news comes from Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY). He said the Federal Reserve and other federal agencies have confirmed that it is legal for banks to provide services to industry hemp-oriented businesses and farms. Schumer …

Getting the hemp: Vegan consumers down under rapidly making the most of now-legal seeds - FoodNavigator-Asia.com

Not only are hemp oil and seeds delicious as ingredients in just about every food category, and especially salads, they are laced with abundant nutrition, including many of the dietary elements that vegans are only able to gain by supplementing. “The amazing thing about hemp is you can eat it until the day you die …

New law sets standards boosting New York's hemp industry - Baltimore Sun

New York’s fast-growing hemp industry is getting a boost from a new law allowing the state to regulate the growth and sale of cannabis-derived extracts such as CBD oil, which is soaring in popularity as a wellness product. Broad-ranging legislation signed by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday sets strict guidelines for product testing and …

Clock ticking on Nebraska to submit hemp regulations to USDA - KETV Omaha

Clock ticking on Nebraska to submit hemp regulations to USDA Feds already reviewing commercial hemp farming plans from 15 other states Updated: 10:32 PM CST Dec 9, 2019 Federal regulators are already reviewing 2020 commercial hemp production plans from 15 of the nation’s 50 states, according to data published by the United States Department of …

Hemp in Virginia grows toward the future - WTKR News 3

RICHMOND, Va. — “We do grams, eighths, quarters, half ounces, pounds, wholesale pounds — however you want it,” Jacob Stretch said, standing between crates of dried hemp in his living room that doubles as his hemp processing and drying facility. Stretch, owner of Chesapeake Blue, just finished his first season growing industrial hemp as a …