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Posted Date: 07/05/2016
Show your support for Hemp History Week by reading a book that is all about industrial hemp and the re-introduction of it to our farmers. First Legal Harvest is the new hemp-printed monograph from the world’s industrial hemp fields and the digital age industries they are already supplying. By Doug Fine, the author of 2014’s …

Posted Date: 07/05/2016
The Hempsters Documentary film is on the move this spring, helping educate about Hemp and picking up the momentum for their upcoming film tour. The Hempsters films are a five-part series documenting the Hemp movement from the struggle to legalize through progress in the US and around the globe, and even Hemp’s history with indigenous …

Posted Date: 07/05/2016
While the subject of industrial hemp may be on the lips of millions of people today, in current hemp news, and certainly on the minds of researchers and farmers alike, some of the value regarding this crop might not be the most talked about subject among the average Joe. The benefits of having a plant …

Posted Date: 07/05/2016
About a decade ago when someone asked you if you wanted some milk, your first thought would automatically go straight to “cow”. And why wouldn’t it? Milk was and is synonymous with cows. But now times have changed and our grocery stores and food markets are flooded with plant-based alternatives to cow milk. You can …

Posted Date: 07/05/2016
After some issues at the start of the hemp plot programs in Kentucky, including a lengthy legal battle for their seeds, it seems the hemp crops have begun to flourish at a mind-blowing rate. The industrial hemp stalks have now grown from 6 feet to a whopping 16 feet in just two months. Officials are …

Posted Date: 07/05/2016
Current hemp news tells us that industrial hemp is on the rise in America. More states are beginning to grow their own industrial hemp, just as it was centuries ago. But here are a fistful of hemp facts I think will blow your minds! If anything, it’s a good read to kill some time. And …

Posted Date: 07/05/2016
Hemp is a fast growing, water efficient crop, which can thrive in the worst soil and can be used for a bevy of products, including paper, food, and medicine. It was around thousands of years ago and it’s still being grown today, just not as much since being banned in the US decades ago. It’s …

Posted Date: 07/05/2016
Industrial Hemp Takes Root (Wherever you plant it) Something special happened last May. Before we get into all that, let me ask you this: how much do you enjoy weeds? Not that kind of “weed”, but the type that sprouts from your yard and driveway that you have to constantly pull out from the ground, …

Posted Date: 07/05/2016
Last Tuesday, the University of Hawaii’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources was given the go-ahead to grow industrial hemp thanks to the bill SB2175. The two year project involves researching the crop, in addition to growing the hemp to remove toxins from contaminated soil, as well as making it a bio-fuel crop. Industrial …

Posted Date: 07/05/2016
It’s been over 50 years since Kentucky has legally grown industrial hemp. Now, it’s begun again, and the crop is growing quicker and more beautifully than anyone could have anticipated. After a quick battle with the DEA over confiscated hemp seeds, just six weeks since those hemp seeds were planted, the crop has raised to …