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Hemp food producers overcome challenges on sourcing local ingredients, winning grocery shelf space - Hemp Industry Daily

(This is an abridged version of a story that appears in the April issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.) Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention. Just ask Carla Boyd, who first started cooking with hemp ingredients to manage food allergies and eventually launched a company built around her recipes. A lot has changed since …

The opportunities and challenges with hemp | Farm Forum - AberdeenNews.com

Over the past several years as row crop prices declined, farmers and landowners across the nation have searched for alternative crops that might improve the financial bottom line. With the passage of the 2014 and 2018 farm bills, industrial hemp became one of those possible alternative crops. The 2014 farm bill established industrial hemp (hemp …

A variety of issues regarding regulation are affecting the fledgling hemp industry. (Jenny Schlecht / Agweek)

Still, the news that GenCanna, one of the largest processors of CBD oil in the state of Kentucky, recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, was a “gut punch” says Kentucky Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles. “For hemp this year, there appear to be some strong headwinds nationally.” Industry analysts say GenCanna may be the first but …

Varieties, processing among hemp growing challenges - Agri News

SYCAMORE, Ill. — As growers prepare for the second year of growing industrial hemp, it is difficult for agronomists to recommend specific varieties for Illinois fields. “Currently, there are no Illinois bred varieties,” said Phillip Alberti, University of Illinois Extension commercial agriculture educator. “We’re taking genetics from other places and planting them in an area …

Hemp Industry Executive Blames FDA for industry Challenges - newsdakota.com

Hemp Industry Executive Blames FDA for industry Challenges | News Dakota   The Food and Drug Administration’s uncertainty over how to regulate the hemp industry is causing challenges that some companies can’t overcome. Warning letters to companies for selling products illegally has diminished big companies’ interest in hemp food products and made it difficult for …

EMS Global Wellness Corp Heading to the Semi-Finals of the Hemp Innovation Challenge - TWJ News

EMS Global Wellness Corp is pleased to announce they have been selected for the semi-finals in the Hemp Innovation Challenge. This means that EMS made it the top 15 list of all HIC submissions with entries from 13 countries around the world. The finalists will be announced on Friday, February 7th, at 9:00 p.m. (PST) …

Hemp industry sees growth; challenges remain | Front Page - Leader-Telegram

Not only did farmers trying their hand at growing industrial hemp have to deal with the hazards associated with navigating a fledgling industry and a challenging growing season, but many are facing difficulties finding a market for their products. UW-Extension Buffalo County agriculture educator Carl Duley said he spoke with about a dozen growers who …

The legal hemp industry still has its challenges for growers | 1040 WHO - KFI AM 640

Mike Weiner from Dorsey and Whitney International Law Firm’s cannabis practice group says there are climate factors that can cause your legal hemp product to surpass the .03% THC limit. He also says that banks are beginning to work with USDA approved growers. Garrett Toay with Ag Trader Talk helps us analyze the markets in …