Farming

Indiana lawmakers pass bill that would overcome ban on flowers

Lawmakers in the state of Indiana's lower house have passed a bill that would legalize hemp flowers, reversing rules under…

February 25, 2021

How thinking machines can speed development of the fiber value chain

By Robert Ziner | CIHC, Canada Growing hemp to process into fiber goes back more than 10,000 years. The fact that…

February 18, 2021

Tests to re-certify Italian hemp varieties reported complete

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was revised 25.02.21 based on correspondence from Assocanapa srl, for the following reasons: To correct the…

February 17, 2021

California county bans hemp

California's Humboldt County is the first county in the state to permanently ban outdoor hemp growing. Many California counties prohibit…

February 15, 2021

Pennsylvania fields drop 75% but state officials still upbeat

Despite a drastic reduction in hemp farming in 2020, Pennsylvania agriculture officials remain upbeat about the crop. Hemp fields totaled…

February 14, 2021

How to safely source and buy hemp cultivation seed from Europe

By Robin Destiche | Hempoint s.r.o. Officials in Indiana recently warned farmers about unscrupulous hemp seed vendors they say are currently…

February 12, 2021

Europe looks poised to continue dominance in fiber seed

By Robin Destiche | Hempoint s.r.o. While the U.S. has no shortage of CBD planting seed suppliers, fiber hemp varieties are…

February 11, 2021

To choose the right seed, think through the entire process

By Robin Destiche | Hempoint s.r.o. As 2021 unfolds we will see the installation of a number of decortication systems…

February 10, 2021

U.S. group applies to feed hempseed meal and cake to laying hens

The U.S. Hemp Feed Coalition (HFC) said it seeking approval of its first hemp product – hempseed meal and cake…

February 8, 2021

Armenia starts on hemp program

The government of Armenia said it will spend about $2 million to expand cultivation of hemp and other value-added specialty…

February 8, 2021