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Europe Cannabit
Old World Countries Fashion a New Market’s Taxes
By Calin Coman-Enescu, Director of Capital Markets, New Frontier Data Having addressed Europe’s changing regulatory landscape regarding CBD and [...]
Hemp Is For Horses? New Study Examines CBD’s Calming And Painkilling
Effects In Animals
Imagine you’re a race horse. Do you get nervous before the starting bell? Scientists are curious to learn if CBD might help. The hype around cannabidiol...
SLIDESHOW: Products for hemp on display at the World Ag Expo
The staff of Hemp Industry Daily attended the World Ag Expo in Tulare, California, this week. Here are some of the new products for hemp cultivation and processing. (Click on the orange arrows to advance the slideshow.)
Risk Management Program for Hemp Producers Announced by USDA
Hazelnuts offer a crop option
With improved genetics just around the corner, hybrid hazelnuts could supplement farm income.
Lasers Can Tell Hemp And Marijuana Apart With ‘100 Percent Accuracy,’
Scientists Reveal
Hemp can look and smell like marijuana, presenting a series of challenges to law enforcement and farmers alike. But according to new research, lasers can be...
By Laura Drotleff
President Trump requests additional funds to regulate CBD, hemp
Hemp and CBD would get new attention by federal agencies under a 2021 budget plan released this week by President Donald Trump. Trump’s proposal asks for an additional $5 million next fiscal year for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to regulate cannabis and its derivatives, including CBD. The president also asked for more money […]
Hemp Business Journal
Two Kentucky Bankruptcies Cast Shadow Across Hemp Industry
By Trevor Grode, Data Analyst, New Frontier Data Two high-profile Kentucky hemp companies – GenCanna Global and Sunstrand, LLC, respectively – [...]
Oregon Provides an Additional Market for Hemp Crop Exceeding Federal THC
Limit
Hope For Hemp
There is a lot of uncertainly in the hemp industry, but a Minnesota corn and soybean farmer is forging ahead. Leigh and Shana Barry raised and harvested a hemp crop in 2019 to market for CBD oil. After going through one full season, this is the story of the successes, the failures, and the advice Leigh has for other farmers interested in growing hemp.
Europe Cannabit
European CBD: Checking the Currents in Continually Changing Markets
By Calin Coman-Enescu, Director of Capital Markets, New Frontier Data Europe is a diverse region in constant flux, and as a result so its [...]
What Farmers Are Reading This Week, January 31- February 6
As winter chugs along, readers remained interested in EPA regulations and Market Facilitation Program payments.
Amid growing interest in hemp, USDA stands firm on rules
A lot of farmers will give industrial hemp a try this year, the first time cultivation is allowed nationwide, USDA officials predicted on Thursday.
Minnesota: Strict Hemp Regulations Provide Little Room between Profit and
Criminal Charges
What Farmers Are Reading This Week, February 7-14
This week, multiple companies released new information on equipment.Along with the equipment updates, the USDA released a new report, crop insurance received a cut, and hemp stayed in the news.If you missed anything from last week, follow the Successful Farming staff’s work in last week's recap.Read more: What Farmers Are Reading This Week, January 31-February 6
By Alfredo Pascual
UK clears path for CBD food sales but adds dosage limits and safety deadline
British food regulators have given the CBD industry a little over a year to apply for safety evaluations in order to remain on shelves, a landmark advancement as many nations have yet to decide whether cannabidiol can be sold in food. The announcement by the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) on Thursday also set dosage […]
National Farm Machinery Show recap: day 1
Thousands of farmers flock to visit more than 900 booths of machinery and technology covering 1.2 million square feet.
By Kristen Nichols
Five mistakes to avoid before planting hemp this season
As hemp production grows at lightning speed, farmers are finding that the difference between success and failure in the cutthroat market happens before the first leaves emerge. Selling a hemp crop for the right price is dependent on starting with the right genetics and environment for growing. But in a new industry with a precious […]
Ask Our Experts,Hemp Business Journal
Ask Our Experts: American Hemp Textiles
Q: I want to start my own business selling hemp bracelets, but am at a loss trying to source U.S.-grown textiles. Have any suggestion? By [...]
SLIDESHOW: Hempinions at the World Ag Expo
The staff of Hemp Industry Daily is attending the World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. We asked members of the hemp industry: How will farmers cope with the USDA’s hemp rules in 2020?
By Maggie Cowee
How your hemp business is affected by the new data landscape
One of the most important uses of data in any industry is giving companies a realistic picture of supply and demand.
Growing hemp for grain
Nutrient-packed hemp grain aims at the human consumption market.
By Laura Drotleff
Hemp farmers should act fast to sign up for new USDA crop insurance options
Federal agriculture officials have introduced two crop insurance programs for hemp, both designed to protect farmers growing the new commodity from damage during natural disasters. But the programs have tight deadlines and limitations on who is eligible. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s newly available Multi-Peril Crop Insurance and Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program both provide […]
CannaScience
The Industry Calculates Its Bearings After USDA, FDA Set Hemp Rules
By Reggie Gaudino, Chief Science Adviser, New Frontier Data In October 2018, the USDA activated their official hemp rules in the form of the [...]
By Laura Drotleff
USDA offers new insurance options but warns that production rules are
staying – for now
Hemp farmers are about to get some help protecting their crops from natural disasters, but any hope that the proposed federal production rules will change in time for the 2020 growing season should be put aside for now, officials say. Top officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture have revealed new details for two hemp […]