Texas: Industrial Hemp Production – 9 Common Questions

🕔Mar 11, 2019Despite what you may have heard, industrial hemp it is still not legal in Texas to plant, grow, and harvest.  As mandated in the 2018 Farm Bill, which removed industrial […]

Webinar: Farm Bill – Domestic Hemp Production Program, March 13

🕔Mar 5, 2019The Specialty Crops Program is conducting a webinar to solicit public comments on the sections of the 2018 USDA Farm Bill relative to multiple sections dealing with industrial hemp. Up […]

Kansas: Industrial Hemp – Next Big Thing? Research Looks to Find Out.

🕔Feb 28, 2019At two extremes, some hope industrial hemp can be the next big thing for Kansas farmers while others are convinced it’s fool’s gold. Somewhere in between are Kansas State University […]

Kentucky: Industrial Hemp – Cannabis Aphid Found in Greenhouses

🕔Feb 20, 2019The plant disease diagnostic lab at the University of Kentucky’s Research and Education Center in Princeton received a sample of industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa) in late January from a grower […]

Tennessee: Industrial Hemp in High Demand – What You Should Know – Podcast

🕔Feb 14, 2019Friday, February 15, 2019 is the deadline to submit an application to grow hemp in Tennessee. According to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, more than 1,000 applications have already been […]

Florida: Industrial Hemp Pilot Project – Varieties, Planting Recommendations

🕔Feb 11, 2019HOW IS HEMP DIFFERENT FROM MARIJUANA? Hemp and marijuana are the same plant species, Cannabis sativa. They are legally distinguished based on their THC content, which is the psychoactive compound associated […]

Industrial Hemp: Clemson Data Has Est. Cost Per Acre; 40 Farmers Have Permits

🕔Feb 8, 2019Industrial hemp production could be a viable crop alternative for South Carolina farmers, according to Clemson Cooperative Extension crop and agribusiness agents. Clemson officials teamed with industrial hemp industry associates […]

Industrial Hemp was Popular Subject at American Farm Bureau Meeting – DTN

🕔Jan 17, 2019Hemp was a big deal at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting. U.S. Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., who began advocating for industrial hemp while he was Kentucky’s agriculture secretary, […]

Industrial Hemp Holds Promise for Growers but Where Do You Start?

🕔Jan 2, 2019The new Farm Bill’s legalization of hemp as an agricultural crop may have some farmers eager to try the new crop. But Indiana’s state chemist suggests that farmers will need […]

Industrial Hemp: Legal to Grow but No Pesticides Labeled for Use

🕔Dec 27, 2018The legalization of industrial hemp in the 2018 Farm Bill is good news for farmers – especially tobacco growers dealing with declining demand for their crop. The bad news? If […]

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