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New Jersey: Let Farmers Grow Industrial Hemp

Assembly legislation, A 2628, is pending in the 2016 legislative session to redefine industrial hemp as an agricultural crop and establish licensing regulations for the plant’s cultivation. Hemp is a distinct variety of the plant species cannabis sativa L. that contains minimal amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. Various parts of … Continue reading »

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Ky Ag looking for farmers to grow hemp

Last updated: December 04. 2014 11:07AM – 1102 Views By Chris Cooper – [email protected]   The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from the state’s farmers who would like to participate in an industrial hemp pilot project the beginning of next year. The application deadline is Jan. 1. Logan County farmers can find … Continue reading »

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Ky Ag looking for farmers to grow hemp

Last updated: December 04. 2014 11:07AM – 1102 Views By Chris Cooper – [email protected]   The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from the state’s farmers who would like to participate in an industrial hemp pilot project the beginning of next year. The application deadline is Jan. 1. Logan County farmers can find … Continue reading »

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Evil Monsanto Aggressively Sues Farmers for Saving Seeds

        Farmers have always saved seeds from their harvest to sow the following year. But Monsanto and other big seed companies have changed the rules of the game. June 20, 2013 |   The following content originally appeared on TruthOut. There has been mixed news for the agrochemical giant Monsanto recently. On the … Continue reading »

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Kentucky agriculture commissioner brings pro-hemp message to Lexington

      Published: January 3, 2013 By Beverly Fortune — [email protected] Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer brought his pro-hemp message to the Lexington Forum on Thursday. Since taking office in 2011, Comer has held town meetings in all 120 Kentucky counties, inviting local legislators to attend, to promote industrial hemp. In the early 19th … Continue reading »

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