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Nov. 21 listening session to discuss industrial hemp - The Globe

ST. PAUL — Those wanting to grow or process hemp in Minnesota in 2020 must apply for a license with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture by March 31. This is the fifth year of the state’s Industrial Hemp Program. Last year, 550 people held licenses to grow or process hemp. Over 7,300 acres and 400,000 …

A variety of issues regarding regulation are affecting the fledgling hemp industry. (Jenny Schlecht / Agweek)

Still, the news that GenCanna, one of the largest processors of CBD oil in the state of Kentucky, recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, was a “gut punch” says Kentucky Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles. “For hemp this year, there appear to be some strong headwinds nationally.” Industry analysts say GenCanna may be the first but …

CBD oil processor, hemp farmers spitting profits | Farm Forum - AberdeenNews.com

FARGO — A North Dakota company is ramping up to become one of the state’s first processors of hemp for the cannabidiol, or CBD, market that has become increasingly popular with consumers for its perceived health benefits. Prairie Products LLC, a company in south Fargo, uses ethanol to extract the oil from hemp, which is …

Hoosier Hemp Grower, Processor Plans for Expanded Acres in 2020 - Inside INdiana Business

“Hemp is expected to be a $55 billion industry by 2025, and Indiana, with our existing agricultural infrastructure is a natural fit for what has become an insatiable consumer demand,” Bales concluded. “We look forward to getting our crops in the ground and providing our farmers with the absolute best in support this coming year.” …

Hemp growers navigate dangers, pitfalls of processor contracts - Capital Press

PORTLAND — When it comes to signing contracts between hemp growers and processors, even the best-looking and most carefully negotiated agreements can go sideways. Veronica Darling, an attorney for the Portland-based firm Cultiva Law serving cannabis businesses along the West Coast, explained the dangers and pitfalls of hemp processing contracts. Hemp can be used to …

Hemp Processor Jack Nichol Is a Budding Entrepreneur - Seven Days

click to enlarge Courtesy Of Jack Nichol. Jack Nichol Name: Jack Nichol Job: Mobile mechanized hemp processor Town: St. Albans Jack Nichol had a long career helping others get high — airborne, that is — before he started Canna-Trim, …

A third hemp processor sets its sights on Broome County - Pressconnects

CLOSE An industrial hemp processor has acquired a former sheltered workshop facility in Johnson City, with expectation that it will begin processing product later this year. The deal for 60 Lester Ave. represents the third enterprise in Broome County dedicated to processing the low THC variant of cannabis for CBD, a substance growing in popularity for …

About 340 farmers from western Kentucky complete training, earn hemp growing licenses - The Messenger

For many farmers who entered the hemp game in its first year, the new crop represented a brave, new agricultural world that offered wealth and a seemingly endless opportunity. As the first year comes to a close, that promise for many has become nothing more than a pipe dream, especially for those who signed contracts …