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For Young Farmers, Hemp Is a ‘Gateway Crop’ - Civil Eats

Asaud Frazier enrolled in Tuskegee University with plans to study medicine, but by the time graduation rolled around in 2016, he’d already switched gears. Instead of becoming a physician, Frazier decided to farm hemp. “I was always interested in cannabis because it had so many different uses,” he said. “It’s a cash crop, so there’s …

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Editorial: Nebraska must work out the complications for hemp production - Omaha World-Herald

Industrial hemp production is taking its first steps in Nebraska, and the journey needs to be guided by an ample dose of realism. Realism by producers about the time and effort necessary to work out the complexities of this new crop. And realism by state and federal regulators, who are tardy in providing clear, usable …

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Hemp facility in Libby expects to hire 120 workers - Daily Inter Lake

About 210 people, most from Lincoln County, have applied for jobs at Isotex Health since the hemp production company closed a deal to buy the old Stinger building in Libby on Sept. 26. Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Jason Cross said company officials were pleased with the response. Speaking at a Libby Chamber of Commerce …

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Hemp may soon be big business for Texas farmers - Victoria Advocate

Industrial hemp and it’s blossoming future in Texas is a popular topic these days, admits Joshua McGinty, AgriLife crops expert. “There’s a lot of people who show up for and against hemp production,” said McGinty, an assistant professor and extension agronomist at Texas A&M. “But either way, they show up – and pay attention.” At …

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First and only hemp-based smoothie store opened its doors in Manhattan on Saturday - WIBW

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) – Manhattan’s newest smoothie shop, ZL Smoothie held its grand opening Saturday at their location in the Aggieville business district. ZL Smoothie promotes the importance of health and wellness as it pertains to their exclusive hemp products. With over 30 varieties of smoothies on hand, including fruit smoothies, detox smoothies, coffee house …

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Hemp Appeal Apparent at PSU Field Day | Main Edition - Lancaster Farming

As the hemp harvest in the U.S. is underway, a timely webinar recently offered by Penn State looked at the business aspects of hemp growing. “We have seen some harvesting starting,” said Penn State Extension agent Krystal Snyder. “About 30-40% of CBD growers are harvesting theirs. A few are on-farm sales and you-pick. Those are …

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The Jacobsen to Host Webinar Discussing the Hemp and CBD oil Industry On Oct. 29th at 1 PM ET - Yahoo Finance

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — It is not often that we witness the meteoric rise of an industry. Hemp is unique in that for many years, advocates have worked hard to promote the potential of the crop, one that has been “forbidden fruit” for a lifetime. There is no precedent. No other crop …

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Hemp producers forum well-attended - York News-Times

YORK — The Midwest Hemp Forum had a stop in York to discuss the possibilities and policies surrounding the up-and-coming Nebraska hemp industry. Over 200 people attended to learn more about growing industrial hemp. “We did have good attendance, and we appreciate everyone coming out,” said Midwest Hemp Forum said event coordinator Colin Fury. The …

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Boca Buddha Hemp Launches CBD Delivery Services - Yahoo Finance

You Can Now Get CBD Delivered in Boca Raton Thanks to Boca Buddha Hemp Boca Raton, Florida, Oct. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The demand for CBD continues to increase as more people become aware of its benefits. For example, there is evidence that it can help with childhood epilepsy, chronic pain due to arthritis, …

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