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By Lorie Hailey GenCanna’s Hemp Research Campus in Clark County is located on nearly 150 agricultural acres formerly used by a multi-national tobacco firm as a research facility. Central Kentucky is often recognized for its good bourbon, fast horses and automobile manufacturing, but another sector is making its mark on the area’s economy: industrial hemp. …

Canada's First Premium Craft Cannabis, Hemp, and Agrifood Supply Chain Breaks Ground in Taber, Alberta - Yahoo Finance

Lethbridge, Alberta–(Newsfile Corp. – November 15, 2019) – A ground-breaking ceremony in Taber, Alberta today marks the opening of Canada’s first premium supply chain for cannabis, hemp and agrifoods. In partnership with the Town of Taber, Grasslands Taber Collaborative (GLTC) will be launching its premium park, located on 60 acres in Taber’s Eureka Industrial Park …

View Systems, Inc.'s (VSYM) Sannabis Imports Hemp Seeds to Uruguay to Begin Planting Next Week to Supply the World's $ 14 Billion Hemp Market - GlobeNewswire

Company also acquires new farm in Colombia to build out their Seed Bank closer to their University Research Partner. Cali, Colombia, Nov. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — View Systems, Inc. (VSYM) announces their medical marijuana and hemp subsidiary, Sannabis S.A.S. (“the Company”), has successfully imported hemp seeds to Uruguay, Company executives are traveling there next week …

Tractor mowing hemp on hemp farm

Industrial hemp was once widely grown in Missouri as a fiber crop. The Controlled Substance Act of 1970 made it illegal to produce or possess any form of the cannabis plant. Recent changes in federal and state legislation have increased interest in growing hemp for fiber, grain, and CBD oil. An educational program will be …

About 340 farmers from western Kentucky complete training, earn hemp growing licenses - Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

As hemp and cannabidiol products grow in both controversy and popularity, veteran-owned Thrive Well will open its doors to offer not only hemp and CBD products but also education on the products. Thrive Well will be in Suite D01 at 2535 Fort Campbell Blvd. next to Big Lots. The store will have a soft opening …

Seeking Certainty Between Certified Hemp Seeds Versus High-Yield CBD Strains - Benzinga

By William Sumner, Hemp Business Journal Among the most critical decisions a hemp cultivator makes is where to source seeds. Without a reliable provider for hemp seed genetics, cultivators risk losing an entire crop to disease, or worse, harvesting plants that test over acceptable limits for THC. In Kentucky, for example, a company called Elemental Processing …

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Claire Morton

There is no doubt that the U.S. market for cultivating hemp is exploding. Hemp CBD raw material ingredients for supplements alone did $60 million in sales in 2018 and had predictably massive growth of 115%. While growth is not anticipated to remain over 100% every year, sales are projected to reach over $400 million by …

Hemp Industry a Step Toward Diversification | News, Sports, Jobs - Wheeling Intelligencer

When leaders of our state get together, the same question inevitably dominates the conversation: How do we diversify our economy while transitioning away from extraction industries? My typical response is we should focus on making West Virginia a “cornucopia of specialty crops.” This answer should come as no surprise to anyone who knows me from …