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University of Florida researchers say they've seen good results from hemp farm in Quincy - WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Florida hemp farmers could be seeing green for years to come, but it won’t be coming from their plants. University of Florida researchers have been working on their pilot project hemp farm in Quincy for a year now, and they have developed an impressive playbook. They’ve filled greenhouses with thousands of …

Increase in hemp farms is helping bees across US - - RFD-TV

News Monday, February 10th 2020, 11:54 AM CST A recent study published in the Environmental Entomology found that thousands of bees in the U.S. are now using hemp crops as a critical nutritional resource.  Bees have experienced dramatic habitat loss over recent decades, but researchers believe that newly planted hemp crops could become a vital aspect …

Louisiana legislators have approved the state’s plan to regulate industrial hemp farming, which the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Forestry will review. The plan initially was submitted to the federal government in October and has been tweaked in response to USDA feedback. “We have been informed that our plan will be amongst the first if …

Arizona May Limit Hemp Farms' Proximity to Marijuana Farms - AZmarijuana.com

Some of Arizona’s medical marijuana growers have shared their growing concerns over hemp with state lawmakers. The growers want a law enacted to require a multi-mile buffer zone between where hemp farmers can grow in relation to medical marijuana farms, Tucson.com reported. Hemp growers think 5 miles is more than adequate while marijuana growers think …

Hemp farm offers tours to educate the community - KYMA

News SOMERTON, Ariz.(KYMA, KSWT, FOX 9)- You may notice or smell hemp fields popping up around town and one Yuma County farm wants the community to know why they’re popping up and what hemp is all about. Hemp plant at Pink Chameleon Farm in Somerton, Ariz. Pink Chameleon Farm is coining itself as the first …

By Sophie Quinton and April SimpsonPew Charitable Trusts Ajit Singh strode across his 16-acre hemp field toward a broken-down harvester. He’d been hoping all day that the mechanic now crouched beside the machine could get it back up and running. It was late October and Singh still had thousands of stinky green and purple cannabis …

Background Checks Required for Missourians Wanting to Farm Hemp - My Moinfo

(Farmington) The Missouri Department of Agriculture will spend November collecting public comment on their proposed rules for hemp production licenses. The department plans to begin taking applications from interested and eligible producers as early as December 2nd, the day after the comment period ends. Missouri Ag Department Communications director Sami Jo Freeman says producers will …

Local, family owned farm expands to hemp - Canton Daily Ledger

In rural Fulton County, a family farm has added hemp to their crops. FULTON COUNTY — In rural Fulton County, a family farm has added hemp to their crops. Kathy Beekman received licensing from the State of Illinois earlier this year and has recently harvested her first round of hemp. The 140 acre property is …