Fiber

U.S. Army seeks information on hemp for use in camouflage sniper uniforms

The U.S. Army is exploring hemp and jute as raw materials for camouflage uniforms used by its snipers. The Army…

July 11, 2022

Tennessee hemp stakeholders hope research will spur investment in fiber

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) and a state hemp group have partnered to support research on the fiber supply…

June 20, 2022

Dun Agro will set up advanced, large-scale hemp processing facilities in Indiana

Dun Agro Hemp Group, Inc., the American corporation of the leading Dutch hemp company, said it will set up North…

June 6, 2022

Virginia hemp fiber company adds agronomist to work with farming network

Bert James has joined FyberX Holdings, LLC, Williamsburg, Virginia, as lead agronomist. The company said James will work with FyberX’s…

May 27, 2022

Accelerator backs German startup developing ‘critical link’ to capitalize on carbon

German startup HempConnect has been selected for an EU-backed program that helps early-stage carbon dioxide (CO2) removal initiatives realize their…

May 16, 2022

Michigan developer cancels farming plans as investors balk over strategy

Michigan-based Heartland Corporate Holdings LLC ("Heartland Industries") has canceled plans to grow 5,500 acres of fiber hemp this year after…

April 11, 2022

‘We consider the CBD boom to have been both a blessing and a curse’

INTERVIEW – Jennifer Adams is Chief Business Development Officer at the U.S.-based hemp consultancy Canna Markets Group, which offers expertise…

March 9, 2022

Italian project aims to clean up polluted land, turn out fiber products

An initiative in southern Italy aims to boost hemp growing to clean up polluted land while producing hemp stalks for…

February 22, 2022

‘Explosive’ demand for hurd in Europe is bright signal for hemp building

A current supply crunch on hemp hurd in Europe, while a temporary inconvenience, signals a major shift forward for the…

February 7, 2022

Canadian investors launch new company based on assets purchased from tech maker

(This story was updated to clarify that CGT continues to operate as an independent company -- ed.) HEMPALTA, a newly…

February 2, 2022