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South Carolina researchers say they’ve developed a stronger plant

Researchers in South Carolina say they have developed a hearty new hemp variety that can withstand weather that blew down…

August 13, 2021

Australian research team aims to develop new hemp varieties

An Australian research team aims to develop next-generation hemp genetics through a grant awarded by the Australian Research Council (ARC).…

August 3, 2021

CBD varieties don’t perform to COAs, Georgia researchers say

The hemp industry needs a robust certification system that will give growers more confidence in their genetics purchases, according to…

July 29, 2021

Hemp industry struggles to find its footing in Texas

Researchers in Texas say they are still trying to find hemp fiber and grain varieties that will adapt to southern…

July 8, 2021

U.S. group says seed production will dominate hemp by 2030

Acres licensed for CBD hemp will fall to just 2.78% of total U.S. fields while hemp grown for seed production…

July 6, 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

Certified EU hemp varieties finding fertile ground in U.S. Midwest

A growing number of hemp farmers across the USA are sourcing certified European hemp varieties as American growers begin a…

June 22, 2021

New Canadian seed goes to market

UniSeeds Inc. of Ontario is to distribute Silesia, a new dual-cropping hemp variety, under an agreement with InnoTech Alberta. InnoTech…

June 9, 2021

AOSCA certification expands markets for Matterhorn CBG

Colorado-based High Grade Hemp Seed (HGH) has received approval for its Matterhorn CBG hemp strain from the Association of Official…

May 6, 2021

Chinese seeds top 1.5% THC in Tasmania

A Tasmanian hemp farmer has destroyed his entire hemp crop after seeds he planted from China went beyond Australia's legal…

April 26, 2021