Posts in tag

pennsylvania


2669382_web1_ptr-hempcrop

TribLIVE’s Daily and Weekly email newsletters deliver the news you want and information you need, right to your inbox. Pennsylvania farmers have lowered their expectations as they prepare for a second year of growing hemp. “Everybody went into this thinking they were going to make a million dollars, and that crashed real quick,” said Lee …

Hemp permit application season opens in Pennsylvania | Berks Country - Reading Eagle

The 2020 season is the fourth year that hemp will be grown in Pennsylvania. The program started in 2017, with the issuance of 14 hemp research permits issued and 36 acres grown under the authority of Pennsylvania’s Industrial Hemp Research Act. In 2019, the cap on both number of hemp permits and amount of acreage …

What's new for PA hemp growers in 2020 - The River Reporter

By OWEN WALSH PENNSYLVANIA — The PA Department of Agriculture (PDA) has recently announced the 2020 Pennsylvania Hemp Program; with it comes some changes to the commonwealth’s regulations on hemp farmers to comply with federal, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards. The Penn State Extension has compiled the changes farmers’ should pay attention to …

Number of hemp products grow at PA Farm Show - WPMT FOX 43

HARRISBURG, Pa. – If you visit the PA Farm Show this week, you’ll likely notice the addition of hemp products being sold and advertised. Hemp organizations and businesses are using the week to educate visitors on what hemp is. There’s hemp tea, pasta, coffee creamer, and CBD oil among many other products on display. “I …

Wolf Administration Announces Pennsylvania's 2020 Hemp Program Open for Business - MyChesCo

HARRISBURG, PA — Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s 2020 hemp program is accepting applications from both commercial growers and processors in the commonwealth. This marks the second year for Pennsylvania’s commercial-scale growing program which builds on the department’s pilot research program that had a two-year run. “The re-emergence of …