Georgia: Examining Issues Facing Hemp Production and Processing Jan 21, 2021

🕔Jan 21, 2021
Hemp is a promising new industry for profitability, but growers of this newly legal crop will face a mix of public opinions according to University of Georgia research into challenges […]

Texas Hemp: Growing-Season Potency Testing Available Dec 4, 2020

🕔Dec 4, 2020
The ability to conduct potency tests for the state’s newcomer crop – hemp – during the growing season is coming to Texas A&M AgriLife soon with the new Texas A&M AgriLife Hemp Testing […]

Industrial Hemp: USDA Funds Export Market Development Nov 13, 2020

🕔Nov 13, 2020
National Industrial Hemp Council has received $200,000 in USDA Market Access Program (MAP) funding to support export market development of industrial hemp. Hemp for industrial use, textile and CBD market […]

Texas: AgriLife Extension Holds Hemp Variety Trial Tour Nov 13, 2020

🕔Nov 13, 2020
Once Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1325, the Hemp Farming Act, into law last year, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service knew commercial hemp would soon be a crop of […]

Nebraska Hemp: Checking Tolerance to Common PRE-Herbicides Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
Industrial hemp is getting more attention lately as at least 46 U.S. states work on legalizing its production. However, herbicides registered for in-season weed control in industrial hemp are scarce, […]

USDA Announces Additional Direct Money to Farmers, Ranchers Impacted by Coronavirus Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
USDA announced today up to an additional $14 billion will be available for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup for the […]

Midwestern Hemp Database: A New Tool for Growers Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
A “new” crop to Midwestern agriculture, best management practices (BMPs) and varietal performance of industrial hemp have yet to be released in the local dispensary. Hemp producers are required to […]

Indiana: Hemp Harvest is Approaching Sep 11, 2020

🕔Sep 11, 2020
Many hemp growers are beginning to harvest or are gearing up to harvest their grown hemp. Growers are spending more time in the field observing plants and collecting samples for […]

Kentucky Hemp: Greenhouse Sanitation – Cleaning Up Today May Keep Disease Away Sep 10, 2020

🕔Sep 10, 2020
Diseases are a major concern for greenhouse hemp growers, and they can be a factor that limits the profitable production of plants. The warm, humid greenhouse environment provides optimal conditions […]

Louisiana: Industrial Hemp Hit Hard by Southern Blight Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
Louisiana’s first industrial hemp crop is getting hammered by a fungal disease called southern blight. LSU AgCenter plant doctor Raj Singh says the disease is caused by a soilborne fungus […]

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