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Out & About: Of hemp farming and the It Couple - Santa Fe New Mexican

Can you believe it when I tell you that one week from today (March 8) Daylight Saving Time begins?? About the time an early sun starts peeking into my bedroom window, the morning goes dark again, but I’m rewarded with an hour of more light in the evening. Angels, I may not have to join …

USDA approves New Jersey's plan to allow hemp farming - Courier Post

CLOSE A federal agency has approved New Jersey’s plan for the production and testing of hemp and its products. (Photo: Provided) TRENTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved New Jersey’s plan for the production and testing of hemp and hemp products, Douglas H. Fisher, the state’s agriculture secretary announced Tuesday. New Jersey adopted legislation this …

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Hemp is bad for bees In her Christmas Day letter to the Post Independent, Jackie Chenoweth of Carbondale extols the virtues of industrial hemp. She writes that it can help to heal our planet by replacing “fossil fuel based plastics, toxic building materials, synthetic fibers, harmful chemicals, etc., etc.” She calls hemp “an integral part …

Louisiana readying the rules for industrial hemp farming - San Francisco Chronicle

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With industrial hemp promoted as a new cash crop for struggling farmers, Louisiana’s agriculture department is fast-tracking the regulations for the newly legal commodity, with the first grower licenses expected to win approval in February. Interested farmers are packing orientation sessions to learn about the lengthy paperwork, licensing, testing and …

Wayne farmers consider hemp - The River Reporter

By OWEN WALSH HONESDALE, PA — With it getting harder and harder to turn a profit through traditional types of farming in Wayne County, some farmers are wondering if it’s time to get in on the “hemp boom” that’s been sweeping the country in recent years.Hemp seems to be everywhere these days. Outdoor-clothing company Patagonia …

Getting Into The Hemp Industry: Advice From A Farmer - Utah Public Radio

Over the past few years, hemp has become an up-and-coming commodity in agriculture. Here in Utah, farmers are just starting to grow industrialized hemp. Industrial hemp is a cannabis plant with below .3% THC. Anything above this .3% threshold is considered to be a marijuana plant and would be destroyed. At the 2019 Utah Farm …

Farmers one step closer to hemp production in Texas - KTAB - BigCountryHomepage.com

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Earlier this year, Texas lawmakers approved a bill that would open the door for farmers to legally grow hemp. The US Department of Agriculture released its first draft of rules last week for hemp production across the country. It might be a while before Texas farmers can officially start the licensing …