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  1. Top Ag News
    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
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    Report Reveals Planned Hemp Cultivation in the U.S.

    Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization, has released its 2019 U.S. Hemp License Report. The report documents state-by-state progress […]

    September 9, 2019
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    Hemp Crop Insurance Coverage Available for 2020

    Certain industrial hemp growers will be able to obtain insurance coverage under the Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) program for crop year 2020.

    August 28, 2019
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    USDA Expected to Announce Hemp Production, Processing Regulations Next Month

    New rules for growing and testing hemp are coming this fall from the USDA, and that has farmers anxious about establishing consistent […]

    August 28, 2019
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    Court Case in Idaho Will Determine if Hemp Can Be Shipped Across States

    In January, a truck driver transporting hemp grown in Oregon to be processed in Colorado was stopped for a random inspection at […]

    August 26, 2019
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    EPA Evaluates Pesticides for Use on Hemp

    The EPA received 10 pesticide applications to expand their use on hemp. The 10 requests are the result of the December 2018 […]

    August 22, 2019
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    Highlights from Senate Ag Committee’s Hearing on Hemp, Tales from the Front Line

    Farmers facing low prices and mired in trade uncertainty see hemp as the next big cash crop, but a Kentucky veteran of six hemp harvests warned it’s a demanding plant to produce.

    July 29, 2019
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    FDA, EPA Still Need to Develop Regulations for Hemp Growers

    A Senate hearing Thursday on industrial hemp has underscored the difficulty of the task facing federal agencies trying to implement provisions of the 2018 farm bill so growers will be able to plant hemp next spring.

    July 26, 2019
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    Hemp and Powdery Mildew Fungus–8 Facts to Know

    Powdery mildew may adversely affect flowering, plant vigor, and yields, although this disease rarely kills plants outright.

    July 25, 2019