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Illinois reports first-year hemp production totals | Business - Bloomington Pantagraph

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois farmers produced 2.3 million pounds of industrial hemp in the first year of legal cultivation in decades, state officials said. The Illinois Department of Agriculture began issuing hemp-production permits last spring after production was legalized. Of 651 licenses granted, 514 planted at least one acre. Nearly three-quarters of the acreage planted was …

Illinois Extension offers industrial hemp resources | Local - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Illinois producers, did you grow hemp in 2019? Are you interested in giving it a shot in 2020? As this is an emerging industry without a developed supply chain, there are a lot of holes to fill in. In response to this, University of Illinois Extension has created several production resources to help producers navigate …

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PathogenDx, Inc., the Arizona based technology company which has developed an Ultra-rapid DNA-based customized pathogen testing platform for the cannabis, food and agricultural sectors, announced today a partnership with the Illinois Hemp Growers Association (IHGA). The partnership, which includes a sponsorship, comes at a time when the hemp …

OVER THE COLES: Illinois Extension develops industrial hemp resources - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Illinois producers did you grow hemp in 2019? Are you interested in giving it a shot in 2020? With the end of the growing season here, there are many hemp growers who will be looking to find processors and end buyers for their product. As this is an emerging industry without a developed supply chain, …