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State’s first hemp harvest exceeds what farmers can market - Alton Telegraph

Pat Morris The Center Square Published 1:45 pm CDT, Saturday, May 23, 2020 Nathaniel Kamp displays freshly harvested hemp plants earlier this fall in his first season of growing the plants in Calhoun County last year. Because of flooding, at times he and his wife, Jacqi Beachler, needed a boat to reach their crop. less Nathaniel …

State's hemp program set to move forward - Florida Courier

ADVERTISEMENT Florida’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will begin accepting applications to grow hemp on April 27.TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Federal officials have approved Florida’s plan for a hemp program, clearing the way for the state to accept applications from farmers to grow industrial hemp. State …

State's first hemp license issued to Killeen farmer - KVUE.com

KILLEEN, Texas — Editor’s note: The related video was published in October 2019. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller on Wednesday announced that the State of Texas issued its first industrial hemp license to a Killeen farmer earlier this week. This licence will grant them the opportunity to grow the product for one year. As a …

Tribe Must Wait On USDA Rules To Grow Hemp - Law360

Law360 (March 26, 2020, 9:17 PM EDT) — Hemp farmers struggling to sell their crop might find some relief in new state policies allowing medical and recreational-use marijuana businesses to buy hemp and use it to make their products. The policies hit the books in Illinois and Utah this week. Illinois’ Department of Agriculture issued …

Local Motion: The State Of The Hemp Industry - KVNF Public Radio

The gold rush is over and there are many questions about the state of the hemp industry in Colorado. KVNF’s Kori Stanton talks with Brian Kootz, Industrial Hemp Program Manager and Leif Jacobson, Program Administrator for the Inspection and Consumer Division  from the Colorado Department of Agriculture. KVNF also spoke with local hemp farmers, Jon …

State budget: Pay raises, hemp, bridges and USD building - Rapid City Journal

She watched from the galleries of both the House and Senate as they voted. Sen. Reynold Nesiba, a Sioux Falls Democrat, said the process was more open and transparent than it was last year. The budget had a bit more wiggle room than lawmakers anticipated when they convened in January. Better-than-expected revenues and declines in …

Hemp farmers: Keep regs in state hands - OurayNews.com

Subhead ‘Green rush’ growers worry feds will make work harder As Colorado hemp growers ready their fields and greenhouses for an anticipated 120,000-acre crop this year, state policymakers are working on a plan to bypass proposed federal rules that threaten to wither the promise of the state’s hemp industry. Colorado has had its own successful …

SD Senate next stop for bill to legalize industrial hemp in the state - KELOLAND.com

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — The state Senate could give final legislative approval Wednesday to legalizing industrial hemp in South Dakota. Forty-seven other states already have some sort of programs. A Senate panel endorsed HB 1008 Tuesday morning. The House already has passed it. It would require hemp to have no more than three-tenths of one …

Bill Promoting NJ Hemp Industry Gains Committee Approval - InsiderNJ

Oroho/Space/Wirths Laud State’s Quick Action on Rules for Industrial Hemp Say it’s a profitable new cash crop for Garden State farmers Senator Steve Oroho, Assemblyman Parker Space and Assemblyman Hal Wirths (All R-Sussex, Warren, Morris) commended the State and particularly Agriculture Secretary Doug Fisher for quick work on the rules allowing the production of hemp …

State officials are proposing new rules that would regulate growing hemp - WABI

AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) – State officials are proposing new rules that would regulate growing hemp in Maine. The Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry is holding a public hearing on the proposed new rules next Tuesday. It’s in the Deering Building at 90 Blossom Lane in Augusta from 1-4 p.m. The rules would impact both …