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Chart: Majority of US vegetable growers steering clear of hemp production for now

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Vegetable growers across the U.S. weren’t among the traditional farmers heavily diversifying into hemp production in 2020.

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Chart: Majority of US vegetable growers steering clear of hemp production for now

Chart: Majority of US vegetable growers steering clear of hemp production for now

Vegetable growers across the U.S. weren’t among the traditional farmers heavily diversifying into hemp production in 2020.

Michigan’s hemp plan gets USDA approval

Michigan’s hemp plan gets USDA approval

MICHIGAN - The United States Department of Agriculture has granted approval to Michigan's Industrial Hemp Plan, establishing regulatory requirements and giving the Michigan Department of ...

USDA Announces Risk Management Programs for Hemp

USDA Announces Risk Management Programs for Hemp

The USDA announced the launch of a pilot hemp insurance program as well as a Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance program that hemp growers can apply for immediately.

USDA announces hemp crop insurance

USDA announces hemp crop insurance

Agriculture Department officials today announced the availability of crop insurance programs to protect hemp producers’ crops from natural disasters and discussed what program regulations ...

Sales of hemp products in Kentucky surged in 2018

Sales of hemp products in Kentucky surged in 2018

Kentucky's resurgent hemp sector flexed more economic clout in 2018, with processors reporting sharply higher sales and farmers reaping more than twice as much income from their crop. ...

3 Ways to Prevent Your Hemp Harvest From Growing Hot

3 Ways to Prevent Your Hemp Harvest From Growing Hot

The best way to prevent ‘hot hemp’ is to choose cultivars that will test below the federal threshold of 0.3% THC. But keeping the heat off requires so much more, experts say.

Fair prices elude farmers

Fair prices elude farmers

Optimism to turn the tide in his favour had preoccupied the mind of Bimal Krishna Biswas as 2018 drew to a close.

USDA announces details of risk management for hemp producers

USDA announces details of risk management for hemp producers

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the availability of two programmes that aim to protect hemp producers’ crops from natural disasters.

These Tennessee farmers grew tobacco for decades. Now, they grow hemp. Someday, maybe, marijuana.

These Tennessee farmers grew tobacco for decades. Now, they grow hemp. Someday, maybe, marijuana.

Kyle Owen, 36, leans against a wooden post, smoking a cigarette, gazing at the crops stockpiled in his barn. A row of rusted wagons are stuffed with thousands of long brown stalks of ...

Amid growing interest in hemp, USDA stands firm on rules

Amid growing interest in hemp, USDA stands firm on rules

A lot of farmers will give industrial hemp a try this year, the first time cultivation is allowed nationwide, USDA officials predicted on Thursday.

Hemp Crop Insurance Becomes Available in U.S.

Hemp Crop Insurance Becomes Available in U.S.

Hemp crop insurance is available to farmers in the United States for the first time.

23% of Vegetable Growers Interested in Producing Hemp

23% of Vegetable Growers Interested in Producing Hemp

But only 4% are already growing it, according to American Vegetable 2020 Grower's State of the Vegetable Industry Survey.

94% of Arkansas Hemp Farmers Lost Money on Last Year’s Crop

94% of Arkansas Hemp Farmers Lost Money on Last Year’s Crop

An Arkansas Department of Agriculture survey found 94 percent of the state’s hemp growers lost money on the crop last year, planting a total of 1,819 acres but harvesting just 883 acres, ...

Jersey ‘would be ideal’ for growing medicinal cannabis

Jersey ‘would be ideal’ for growing medicinal cannabis

JERSEY would be an ‘ideal’ place to grow medicinal cannabis because of its infrastructure, security and the government’s close relationship with farmers, an expert on alternative crops has ...

Hemp testing over 0.3% THC must be destroyed—here’s why

Hemp testing over 0.3% THC must be destroyed—here’s why

The 2018 Farm Bill opened up hemp farming in the US, but when an entire crop tests over 0.3% THC it's considered illegal.

A fruitful hemp harvest, but for how long?

A fruitful hemp harvest, but for how long?

Southern Oregon’s growing contingent of hemp growers are harvesting their fields and drying their crops. And with demand for hemp booming, the market looks promising. But some farmers ...

Farm groups ask U.S. for more time to apply for COVID-19 aid

Farm groups ask U.S. for more time to apply for COVID-19 aid

Twenty-eight U.S. farm groups asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday to extend the deadline for farmers to apply for coronavirus assistance payments and try harder to reach more ...