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  1. Top Ag News
    Specialty crops can provide marketing opportunities on a more diverse farm

    One Midwest farming family has found success with specialty crops for decades, and they’re offering tips for others looking to diversify their […]

    January 24, 2023
  2. Hemp Actual Production History (APH) Changes

    The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Board of Directors approved changes to the Hemp APH crop insurance program, under section 508(h) of the […]

    December 23, 2021
  3. Top Ag News
    USDA Announces Changes to Strengthen Crop Insurance for Hemp Producers

    As a result of direct feedback from producers, USDA announced on Thursday a series of crop insurance policy changes that aim to […]

    December 3, 2021
  4. Top Ag News
    Industry Files Suit as Hemp Faces New Administrative Challenge

    The Hemp Industries Association has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) over its interim rule on how the […]

    October 14, 2020
  5. Top Ag News
    Why Hemp Farmers Are Betting on CBG

    Illinois hemp growers have until Halloween before the state will begin requiring hemp biomass to be tested for total THC. If harvests […]

    July 31, 2020
  6. Top Ag News
    Checkoff Program to Market Hemp on the Horizon

    The National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC) and The Hemp Industries Association® (HIA®) announced today they’ve entered into an agreement to work together […]

    July 2, 2020
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    Hemp Outlook for 2020 Shows Decrease in Acres

    One of the biggest hurdles for growers in Illinois’ first year permitting the cultivation of hemp had to do with size. Farmers […]

    April 28, 2020
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    First Female Hemp Farmer in North Carolina Advises Caution

    Franny Tacy recommends first-time hemp producers not follow her example to get started. “I leaped before I looked,” Tacy says. Related: Hemp production […]

    April 10, 2020
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    Ask the Expert-A Hemp Q&A with Andrew Kowalski

    Ask the Expert is a new series launching on farmers.gov. In this Ask the Expert, Andrew Kowalski answers a few questions about […]

    March 13, 2020
  10. Top Ag News
    USDA-Acres Planted with Industrial Hemp Expanded Rapidly in 2019

    After a hiatus of almost 45 years, the Agricultural Act of 2014, Public Law 113-79 (the 2014 Farm Bill) reintroduced industrial hemp […]

    March 5, 2020