Hemp could benefit from a pivot to regenerative agriculture, advocates say

Many farmers rushing in to profit from hemp over the past few years were burned badly. Some recorded massive economic losses because of the learning curve associated with the plant, others because contracts or processors fell through. Still more suffered crop loss, a perennial risk in agriculture. Hemp advocates are looking for ways to convince burned […]

Mokon providing process temperature control solutions for industrial hemp applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact: Rob KenneryVP Sales & Marketing/General Manager716.876.9951 ext. 3232[email protected] BUFFALO, NY. (June, 2021)—Mokon, an international leader in high-quality circulating liquid temperature control systems, is actively providing process temperature control solutions for industrial hemp applications. Mokon’s accurate and reliable heating and cooling technology, with temperatures ranging from -20°F to […]

USDA planning wide-scale hemp production survey

Federal agriculture officials are once again asking the White House for permission to send a survey to 20,000 farmers in an effort to gather hemp production data. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is developing an annual Hemp Acreage and Production Survey, but it’s inviting public opinion on the usefulness of the potential data and the […]

New Colorado law sets up pollen-drift review to minimize hemp, marijuana conflicts

Colorado has a new plan to address cross-pollination concerns among outdoor hemp and marijuana growers. A new law to help outdoor marijuana cultivators includes provisions to talk about reducing cross-pollination among outdoor marijuana and hemp plants. The law also aims to help outdoor marijuana cultivators respond to adverse weather by loosening rules on relocating plants […]

Michigan governor signs legislation to regulate delta-8 THC products

Skyscrapers at Detroit United state of America. After a rash of states banned hemp-derived delta-8 THC when the unregulated products took regulators by surprise, Michigan is the first to pass legislation that will regulate the products under its state cannabis regulatory agency. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday signed a Michigan legislation package that will regulate […]

Hard Rock Cafe, Cointreau liquor latest to allege hemp trademark infringement

Restaurant chain Hard Rock Cafe and spirits maker Cointreau Corp. are the latest bringing trademark complaints against CBD manufacturers. In a pair of lawsuits filed this month in New York and Florida, the companies allege that CBD makers are trying to confuse customers into thinking they are branded CBD products coming from the older companies. […]

Sizzling heat prompts new requirements for hemp growers in Oregon, Washington

Hemp and marijuana cultivators in the Pacific Northwest are adopting new work restrictions to protect employees during this summer’s record-breaking heat. The additional rules – which take effect Tuesday in Washington and began last Thursday in Oregon – were adopted after temperatures reached “catastrophic levels,” according to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. A 38-year-old Oregon farmworker […]

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