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ZimmCast 634 – Questions About Growing Hemp - AgWired

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This week’s program includes several interviews I did at the inaugural Heart of American Agricultural Hemp Classic in Independence, MO. The event was organized by the Missouri Hemp Association. Farmers have a lot of questions about hemp and in the interviews you will hear from presenters and farmers who …

Tests Find Some Early Arizona Hemp Crops Have Too Much THC - KNAU Arizona Public Radio

Arizona’s budding hemp-growing industry is suffering growing pains as levels of THC that are too high force some farmers to destroy crops instead of harvesting them. Results of state Department of Agriculture testing show about 41% of the Arizona hemp plants failing due to too high a level of THC, the compound that gives marijuana …

Idaho's rules on hemp remain hazy | Northwest - Lewiston Morning Tribune

This editorial was published by the Idaho Press of Nampa. For a Legislature that typically touts reducing regulations and getting out of businesses’ way, the failure, thus far, to legalize hemp is perplexing. Idaho is one of three states in the nation that doesn’t allow hemp production. That needs to change this session. We urge …

Hemp in Ohio

It’s looking increasingly likely farmers in the U.S. state of Ohio will be able to plant hemp this year. On July 30 last year Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 57 into law, allowing for the state’s Department of Agriculture to immediately plant a research crop and helping to clear the way for the …

Author will address hemp's potential for post civil war Liberia - HempToday

Author Quanuquanei ‘Q.’ Karmue will talk about  “Hemp’s Promise for Liberia and Sub-Saharan Africa” at this year’s 2nd Annual Asian Hemp Summit, Jan. 31-Feb. 1 in Kathmandu, Nepal.  Karmue, author of “WITNESS: A Civil War Through The Eyes of A Child,” is Executive Director at Save More Kids, an NGO dedicated to providing support for …

Learn about 'Growing Hemp in Maine' at March 6 conference - PenBayPilot.com

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a conference about hemp production in Maine from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Friday, March 6, at Jeff’s Catering, 15 Littlefield Drive, Brewer.  Satellite sites will be the UMaine Extension Aroostook County office, 57 Houlton Road, Presque Isle; and the UMaine Extension Somerset County office, 7 County …

A third hemp processor is coming to NY's Southern Tier - Shelton Herald

Published 9:19 am EST, Sunday, January 19, 2020 JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A third hemp processor has set its sights on the Binghamton area in New York’s Southern Tier. The Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin reports that Great Eastern Hemp plans to reconfigure a former sheltered workshop in Johnson City to produce CBD, or cannabidiol, from …

CBD market continues to grow in NEPA - News - Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice

Article Tools MARK MORAN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Carl and Amy Giuli recently opened NEPA Hemp in Dallas. They are selling products containing hemp or CBD, or cannabidiol. After more than 80 years of prohibition, hemp is legal again, and Carl Giuli is seeking to capitalize on it. Giuli and his wife, Amy, recently …

Our view: Nation’s hemp rush worth a cautious try by South Jersey farmers - Press of Atlantic City

Hemp is a fast-growing relative of marijuana lacking the THC that gets users high. But it produces strong and versatile fibers, so American farmers grew it for a century for use in rope and textiles. Nowadays hemp is in great demand for its cannabidiol, or CBD, which is also produced by marijuana plants but itself …