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  1. Top Ag News
    Marijuana, Hemp Cross-pollination a Budding Conflict

    Outdoor marijuana growers are reporting an increase in cross-pollination from hemp farms, a development that could mean marijuana cultivators might lose upwards […]

    November 18, 2019
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    Busts Highlight Growing Confusion Over Hemp

    Industrial hemp looks and smells an awful lot like that other cannabis – marijuana Field tests used by law enforcement officers can […]

    November 12, 2019
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    Hemp-Farmers Ahead of Processors

    A shortage of buyers for hemp produced for CBD oil extraction is causing growers to look at different markets for the versatile […]

    November 11, 2019
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    Pick-Your-Own Hemp Farm Falls Victim to Unclear Legislation

    We wrote about Sheepscot General Farm, up in Maine, just a few weeks ago. Sheepscot was the first farm in the country […]

    November 4, 2019
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    Hemp Farmers Become Eligible for USDA Programs, Starting in 2020

    Farmers who choose to grow hemp under USDA rules will have to face the risk that their crop could test “hot” and […]

    October 30, 2019
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    USDA Ready to Issue Hemp Rules

    USDA will detail its interim rules for hemp production on Tuesday after the White House approved the department’s rules for regulating hemp […]

    October 29, 2019
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    CoBank’s Report on Hemp-Big Risks, Big Rewards for Agriculture

    Since the 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act, the agriculture industry has been inundated with interest in and […]

    October 23, 2019
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    Hemp Appeal-Newly Legal Crop Attracts New Generation of Farmers

    Artist, sound engineer and adventure traveler Blu Fortner is adding “farmer” to his resume with his first commercial crop of hemp seed. […]

    October 11, 2019
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    Amid Trade War, Farmers Lean on a New Crop-Hemp

    Surrounded by waist-high hemp plants, Andy Huston, a sixth-generation farmer in Illinois, stopped to admire one of the ridged green leaves. “I could […]

    October 7, 2019
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    Hemp Insurance is Cropping Up as the Industry Awaits USDA Regulations

    In early August, hemp farmers in central Oregon confronted a dilemma that every crop farmer fears. Severe thunderstorms – showering golf ball-sized […]

    September 25, 2019