Florida Hemp Growers Can Apply for Permits Starting April 27

Florida Hemp Growers Can Apply for Permits Starting April 27

Source:  Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Hemp/CBD Program On April 16, the U.S. Department of Agriculture formally approved Florida’s state hemp program, clearing the way for Florida growers to begin cultivating hemp later this month....
Florida Hemp Farming Rules to be Finalized in April

Florida Hemp Farming Rules to be Finalized in April

Source: Florida Department of Agriculture Hemp Program – Proposed Hemp Cultivation Rule — Notice of Change On March 6, 2020, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) published a Notice of Change for Rule 5B-57.014, F.A.C. — State Hemp...
Friday Feature:  North Carolina Hemp for CBD Oil

Friday Feature: North Carolina Hemp for CBD Oil

This week’s featured video was published as a segment on PBS News Hour to show how tobacco farmers in North Carolina are experimenting with growing hemp flowers for CBD oil.  This video raises some key concerns about this new industry.  With legalization in...
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...
Florida Hemp Farming Rules to be Finalized in April

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...