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To compete in the crowded hemp field, Maine growers need to zero in on value-added products - Bangor Daily News

Peter Nicolas | BDN Peter Nicolas | BDN The best future for Maine hemp growers will likely involve niche markets and specialty value added products. By Julia Bayly, BDN Staff • March 7, 2020 1:00 am Maine has already carved out a niche in the craft beer industry with unique flavors and brands thanks in …

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 …

Maine hemp farmers fear proposed rule change could cost them their crop - Press Herald

Farmers are speaking out against Maine’s plan to adopt stricter, more costly hemp farming rules, urging state agriculture officials to lower licensing costs and not change how they measure the small amount of psychoactive element found in this cannabis crop. Maine wants to change how it defines hemp, and how it differentiates it from marijuana, …

New rules in Maine would align hemp growers with federal regulations - The Boston Globe

AUGUSTA, Maine — A set of proposed rules in Maine would help ease the state’s 154 hemp farmers into compliance with looming federal regulations. The state’s proposed changes are more restrictive than the rules currently governing the state’s three-year-old hemp program and will be the topic of a public hearing Jan. 7, the Portland Press …

Maine hemp farmers fear proposed rule change could cost them their crop - Press Herald

Maine is proposing new hemp farming rules that would change the way it calculates how much THC is allowed in state-licensed plants, effectively reducing the already small amount of psychoactive element allowed in this cash crop to prepare farmers for demanding new federal limitations. Using the proposed potency formula, 27 percent of the farmers growing …