South Texas Ag Symposium to Be Held Online, April 14 Mar 30, 2020

🕔Mar 30, 2020
The 2020 South Texas Agriculture Symposium: Advocating for Agriculture, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in collaboration with the Texas Department of Agriculture, will be held from 8 a.m to […]

Iowa Hemp: Opportunities and Challenges Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Over the past several years as row crop prices declined, farmers and landowners across the nation have searched for alternative crops that might improve the financial bottom line. With the […]

Georgia: USDA OKs Hemp Plan; License Applications Open March 23 Mar 12, 2020

🕔Mar 12, 2020
The USDA has approved the Georgia Hemp Plan, which allows the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) to begin the process of accepting online applications for hemp grower licenses on March […]

Texas: 3 Hemp Production Seminars, March 11, 12 Mar 2, 2020

🕔Mar 2, 2020
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold educational seminars on industrial hemp production March 11-12 at three different locations in Central Texas. The seminar dates, locations and applicable fees are: March […]

Texas Hemp: Don’t Bet the Farm on It Just Yet – Video Feb 28, 2020

🕔Feb 28, 2020
Texas farmers soon will be able to legally plant fields of hemp for the first time since the 1930s. Much has changed since then, but one thing hasn’t: Texas farmers […]

Hemp’s Prospects Stall Amidst FDA’s Uncertainty? – DTN Feb 18, 2020

🕔Feb 18, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration’s uncertainty over how to regulate hemp, including warning letters to companies for selling products illegally, has diminished the interest of big companies in hemp food […]

Texas Hemp: Handheld Spectrometer Quickly Determines THC Levels Feb 14, 2020

🕔Feb 14, 2020
Hemp is technically legal in Texas, but proving that hemp is not marijuana can be a hurdle, requiring testing in a licensed laboratory. So, when a truck carrying thousands of […]

Alabama: Hemp Production Meetings Scheduled Through March Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
As industrial hemp producers enter their second production year in Alabama, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering informational meetings for interested growers. Alabama Extension’s hemp action team has spent the past […]

Hemp: THC Testing Bottleneck Taking Shape – DTN Feb 7, 2020

🕔Feb 7, 2020
USDA on Thursday detailed some insurance options for hemp farmers, but also stressed that hemp farmers will have to abide by the cropping rules spelled out last October, despite an […]

Hemp: USDA Announces Details of Risk Management Programs Feb 7, 2020

🕔Feb 7, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of two programs that protect hemp producers’ crops from natural disasters. A pilot hemp insurance program through Multi-Peril Crop Insurance […]

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