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Montana becomes first state in US with hemp checkoff Montana Hemp Growers Establish Checkoff; Applications Sought for Committee Montana becomes first state in US with hemp checkoff Wednesday, April 22, 2020 CONTACT: Andy Fjeseth, MT Dept. of Agriculture, (406) 444-3571, afjeseth@mt.gov Helena, Mont. – Montana hemp growers have voted to establish a 1% checkoff for …

Montana needs more value-added centers - The Missoulian

Dark-pigmented fruits have been proven to provide immense organic health benefits. It grows in USDA zones 2 through 8. It is a perennial woody bush that has a 30-year life cycle. Dried powder from Haskap berries can be a nutraceutical superfood, food-coloring, has makeup applications, etc. The fresh berry can be eaten directly as well, …

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Montana Department of Agriculture received USDA approval for hemp plan on March 6, 2020 Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) received formal approval of its hemp production plan by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on March 6, 2020. This federal authorization comes after a nearly 60-day review period. The 2018 …

USDA Approves New Regulations For Montana Hemp Producers - MTPR

The Montana Department of Agriculture received the green light late last week on its hemp plan after outlining how it would meet stricter federal regulations, including testing and sampling. Some farmers may experience more stringent regulations in 2021. Montana had the largest hemp crop in the country last year with over 50,000 acres planted and …

Montana Department of Agriculture will accept hemp applications through April 30, 2020 Helena, MT – The Montana State Hemp Program is now accepting license applications for the 2020 growing season. The Indoor/Outdoor Hemp License Application is available on the Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) website and is due by April 30. In 2020, hemp growers …

Western Montana News Montana AG: Hemp is growing across the state MTN News 9:51 PM - KPAX-TV

Whether it’s food, CBD Oil, or fiber from the stock the uses for hemp have expanded and Montana is reaping the reward. Montana Farmers Union President Walter Schweitzer said they have seen a huge increase in production over the last two seasons. “Last year we grew about 20 thousand acres,” said Schweitzer. “This season we …