Pennsylvania Industrial Hemp: 2019 Permit Deadline Set

🕔Apr 15, 2019Following the announcement of the 2018 Farm Bill, which changed the federal designation of this crop, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) reopened the 2019 permit application process for growing […]

Industrial Hemp: Caution is Key – 5 Risk Factors

🕔Apr 5, 2019The U.S. hemp industry is poised for growth, but there are serious financial, regulatory and agronomic risks that farmers and investors must understand before taking action, according to a report […]

North Dakota: Industrial Hemp – Have Marketing Plan in Place Before Planting

🕔Mar 29, 2019North Dakota farmers interested in growing industrial hemp in 2019 can begin the state licensing process, but they should have a marketing plan in place before planting, North Dakota State […]

Tobacco Season Begins in Deep South

🕔Mar 27, 2019Planting began March 12 around Gainesville, Fl., says J. Michael Moore, Georgia Extension tobacco specialist, and started March 18 in Georgia around Jesup. “These growers had all been able to get Telone […]

Texas: 2019 Ag Symposium, San Antonio, April 16

🕔Mar 11, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County and the Bexar Ag and Natural Resources Committee will present the 2019 Ag Symposium, “Staying Current in the Changing Times,” from […]

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 […]

Crop Insurance – Agency Scrambles To Sync Farm Bill With Coverage Regs – DTN

🕔Feb 21, 2019Martin Barbre, the administrator of the Agriculture Department’s Risk Management Agency, told the crop insurance industry on Monday that agents can discuss crop insurance for hemp with farmers who are […]

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 […]

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