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 […]

Georgia: State’s Crop Outlook Clouded By Trade, Storm

🕔Jan 31, 2019The 2019 Georgia Ag Forecast Series underscored a variety of challenges facing Georgia’s farmers as they move into the 2019 crop year, including the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Michael and […]

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 […]

2018 Farm Bill: Good, Bad and Ugly – Commentary

🕔Jan 2, 2019As we began reading details from the recently passed 2018 Farm Bill, it reminded us of the old 1960s Spaghetti Western starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach, […]

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 […]

Farm Bill May Spur Industrial Hemp Gold Rush – DTN

🕔Dec 18, 2018Talking to Iowa soybean farmers last week about the 2018 farm bill, Deputy Secretary Steve Censky briefly mentioned their new potential cash crop. “You guys are all hemp farmers now,” […]

Kansas: Soy, Corn Prices Down – Looking at Alternative Crops

🕔Nov 27, 2018With precipitous drops in the price of corn, wheat and other crops traditionally grown in Kansas, some of the state’s farmers seek alternative growing options.  In parts of western Kansas, […]

Farm Bill Includes Legalizing Industrial Hemp and SNAP Changes – Commentary

🕔Nov 25, 2018With 2018 Congressional elections in the rearview mirror, a look at the implications the results have for the farm bill is in order.   The shift in the House of Representatives […]

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