Friday Feature:  1942 Hemp for Victory

Friday Feature: 1942 Hemp for Victory

At the recent 850 Hemp Summit in Marianna, organizers encouraged participants to watch a historic short film that highlights the versatility of industrial hemp.  This week’s featured video is Hemp for Victory, produced by USDA to promote Hemp farming in the US...
USDA Establishes Domestic Hemp Production Program

USDA Establishes Domestic Hemp Production Program

Source: USDA Press Release 10-29-19 U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced, on October 29, the establishment of the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. This program, as required by the 2018 Farm Bill, creates a consistent regulatory framework around...
Friday Feature:  Potential of Commercial Hemp Production

Friday Feature: Potential of Commercial Hemp Production

Hemp production has suddenly regained momentum as an alternative crop.   Hemp has been illegal to grow commercially because it is in the Cannabis sativa or marijuana family of plants.  The difference is that industrial hemp contains less than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol...