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 determined. Hemp producers are required to grow hemp that contains […]

Indiana: Hemp Harvest is Approaching Sep 11, 2020

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

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 […]

Alabama: Fire Ants Causing Early Damage in Hemp Jun 18, 2020

🕔Jun 18, 2020
Fire ants are active throughout the state and are causing damage to young hemp plants. For producers growing outdoor hemp in any capacity – including bare ground, plastic mulch, or […]

Kentucky Hemp: Managing Septoria Leaf Spot Jun 17, 2020

🕔Jun 17, 2020
Hemp (Cannabis sativa) is grown both outdoors and in greenhouses.  Outdoor-grown hemp is susceptible to infection by leaf spot fungi that affect other crops and nearby plants, especially during periods […]

Indiana: Hemp Planting Continues Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
Hemp planting continues across the state. Most grain and fiber growers have gotten their seed in the ground, but cannabinoid (CBD, CBG, etc.) growers continue to transplant. The drier weather […]

Alabama Hemp: Risk Management and Economics – Video Jun 10, 2020

🕔Jun 10, 2020
In this video, Jessica Kelton, an Alabama Extension farm and agribusiness management regional agent, talks about risk management of industrial hemp as well as some of the economic factors that […]

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