Australia

Aussie hemp stakeholders entice financial services firms

While talks aimed at stakeholders interested in the full range of whole plant hemp applications are on tap at this…

February 9, 2020

Australian conference will look at hemp’s potential in wake of fires

Renowned Australian writer Bruce Pascoe and food expert Michael Robertson will talk about land management, future technologies, and the role…

January 31, 2020

Hemp task force in Australian state focuses on industrial uses

The Australian state of Victoria has named a three-member task force to explore the industrial uses of hemp, the government…

September 4, 2019

Two crops per year possible in Australia’s NT, officials say

Hemp stakeholders in Australia's Northern Territory say they hope to take advantage of conditions that allow for two crop cycles…

August 20, 2019

Canadian firm in deal to buy nutraceuticals maker Creso Pharma

Canadian cannabis producer PharmaCielo is in the process of acquiring Australia-based nutraceuticals maker Creso Pharma, the companies have announced. PharmaCielo,…

August 6, 2019

Australian firm says U.S. market fueled fast stock boost

Shares in Australian hemp firm Ecofibre have jumped 200 percent since it launched on the Australian Securities Exchange this past…

July 19, 2019

Hemp firms in New Zealand join to develop whole-plant technology

Three New Zealand hemp firms have joined efforts to advance harvesting and processing technology that can bring higher returns for…

June 11, 2019

Hemp micro-decorticator unveiled by Latvian entrepreneur

The HurdMaster Micro Decorticator, a small-scale fiber processing unit designed by Latvian entrepreneur Kristaps Eglitas, was unveiled today at HempToday's…

May 24, 2019

Tasmanian hemp farmers see rapid growth in coming years

Tasmanian hemp fields could rapidly expand to 8,000 hectares (about 20,000 acres) over the next few years, stakeholders say, as…

February 27, 2019

Sustainability ethos drives hempcrete-built village in Western Australia

An eco-village which utlitizes hempcrete in all 12 of its homes recently opened in Western Australia. "We are pretty sure…

December 28, 2018