Farming

U.S. farmers & processors ‘feeling pinch’ as growth of market slows

INTERVIEW: Rick Trojan is an American hemp entrepreneur and the founder of Hemp Road Trip, which promotes industrial hemp all…

April 2, 2020

Hemp programs approved for U.S. states of Georgia, Iowa

Two traditional agriculture states in the USA have had their hemp programs approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).…

April 1, 2020

Two hemp veterans named to key EU focus group on agriculture

Two European hemp veterans have been chosen to serve as experts on the European Commission’s Focus Group on Sustainable Industrial…

February 26, 2020

U.S. state will manage hemp program via blockchain platform

A company in the U.S. state of Vermont has opened a blockchain-based platform for hemp buyers and sellers, aiming to…

February 25, 2020

CAP reforms can boost EU hemp farmers, but who’ll get the money?

If the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) is successful in its efforts to raise the allowable THC level in hemp…

February 18, 2020

U.S. hemp group calls GenCanna ‘fraud corporation’ in wake of bankruptcy

Kentucky’s leading industrial hemp trade group has called U.S. hemp giant GenCanna “a fraud corporation,” after learning of the company’s…

February 10, 2020

U.S. farm group urges 1% THC limit, longer harvest period

One of the largest farm organizations in the USA has called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to raise…

January 28, 2020

With 40% of hemp testing ‘hot,’ Arizona losses pegged at $13.4 million

More than 40% of hemp from fields in the U.S. state of Arizona that were tested for THC content proved…

January 22, 2020

How hemp can lead a polar shift to heal Earth’s atmosphere

By Paul J. von Hartmann "For a long time I have been concerned with . . . how our main…

January 17, 2020

Five entrepreneurs are finalists in Asian Hemp Summit’s competition

Five finalists have been named in the Entrepreneur Rewards program of the Asian Hemp Summit, Jan. 31-Feb. 1 in Kathmandu,…

January 15, 2020