Farming

Blocked subsidies cause Polish hemp fields to shrink by 36%

Hemp fields in Poland fell by roughly 36% this year after many farmers pulled back due to subsidies being blocked…

October 15, 2021

Hemp fields see uptick in Germany as interest continues to grow

Total hemp fields in Germany grew 17% to reach 6,444 hectares (~16,000 acres) in 2021 as the number of hemp…

October 13, 2021

Alabama opens 2022 licensing

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries is now accepting applications for growing and processing industrial hemp next year. Applications…

October 11, 2021

Irish hemp group bows out of ‘ridiculous’ government consultation

Ireland's leading hemp stakeholder group has withdrawn from government talks on industrial hemp, sharply criticizing the consultations as shortsighted and…

September 30, 2021

Czech hemp in vanguard as president signs law re-setting THC limit

Czech President Miloš Zeman this week signed a law that establishes the limit for THC in industrial hemp at 1.0%.…

September 29, 2021

Oregon’s ‘Operation Table Rock’ busts hemp operators growing marijuana

Oregon regulators say more than 110 licensed hemp operations were found to be illegally growing high-THC marijuana after a recent…

September 28, 2021

Animal feed association says hemp needs more research

The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) has warned against bringing hemp feed and pet food to market through…

September 24, 2021

Danish agro operators join to pursue expansion in hemp foods

Two Danish farming enterprises have agreed to join forces, hoping to capitalize on hemp's potential in the rapidly-growing plant-based foods…

September 23, 2021

Native American alliance hopes to spark cannabis on tribal lands

The Native American Cannabis Alliance (NACA) said it signed memoranda of understanding with indigenous farmers from three Native American tribes…

September 21, 2021

Hemp takes a foothold in grain, fiber in South Dakota’s first year

South Dakota farmers are harvesting hemp on 1,600 acres in 2021, and state officials say they expect that number to…

September 15, 2021