Fiber

Plastics startup off to fast start after raising $1 million via crowdfunding

Startup Canadian Industrial Hemp Corporation (CIHC) said it has raised more than $1 million of a $5 million dollar goal…

September 16, 2021

Fiji government says it will pursue hemp-only cannabis strategy

Fiji intends to take a hemp-only approach to cannabis, Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has told the…

August 20, 2021

‘Now is the time to get facts ahead of the market excitement’

INTERVIEW: Jeffrey Steiner is associate director of the Global Hemp Innovation Center at Oregon State University. Formerly division director for…

August 12, 2021

GHA Q&A on decortication today

Dave Greer, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at CannaSystems, will talk about decortication and hemp processing on the Global…

August 5, 2021

Hemp included in New York program backing fiber production

Hemp is now included in a New York state program aimed at supporting fiber-based textiles. A new law put hemp,…

July 30, 2021

Chinese company debuts diapers, feminine hygiene products from hemp paper

China's Shenzhen Datong (Datong) has developed a range of diaper and feminine hygiene products as the company gears up a…

July 19, 2021

California group in grain, fiber trials; factory, biochar research planned

An initiative in California has planted five hemp varieties from four countries in the first extensive growing trials for hemp…

July 13, 2021

First fiber processing facility goes online in Western Australia

A hemp fiber processing facility has gone online in Western Australia, a first-of-its-kind facility in the Australian state. Backed by…

June 30, 2021

South Dakota farmers eschew CBD in favor of fiber and grain

South Dakota hemp farmers have shied away from CBD, overwhelmingly putting in grain and fiber crops in the first year…

June 30, 2021

Tech-driven processing critical to advancing the industrial hemp revolution

A fast-growing and cost effective hemp industry can fulfill its economic development and environmental promise only through widespread implementation of…

June 7, 2021