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  1. Ron Strider

    U.S. Hemp Production Doubles In 2017, Colorado Grows Twice As Much As Any State

    Colorado grows almost 40 percent of all the hemp in the country, and more than twice as much as any other state. Not to be confused with its more famous and psychotropic cousin, marijuana, hemp is used for items ranging from medication and medical research to textiles. Advocacy group Vote...
  2. Ron Strider

    Colorado Leads Country In Hemp Production, A Growing Field

    Dispensaries might get all the attention, but hemp farmers are getting the acreage — 23,343 acres to be exact, according to a new study by Vote Hemp, an organization dedicated to advancing the industrial hemp industry. And which state is leading the pack? Colorado, by far. Vote Hemp just...
  3. Ron Strider

    Application Deadline Set For North Dakota Hemp Program

    North Dakota's Agriculture Department is seeking participants for the third year of the state's industrial hemp research program. The goal of the program is to determine whether hemp can be a successful crop in North Dakota, and which varieties work best in the state's climate. Producers...
  4. Ron Strider

    KY: Hemp Program Now Taking Applications For 2018

    Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles recently announced that the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has opened the application period for Kentuckians wishing to participate in the state's industrial hemp research pilot program for the 2018 growing season. "I am proud to report...
  5. Ron Strider

    Kentucky Hemp Program Taking Applications For 2018

    Kentucky Department of Agriculture has opened applications for Kentuckians looking to grow hemp as part of the state's industrial hemp research pilot program in 2018. Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says he wants to expand and strengthen the program to put industrial hemp on a...
  6. Ron Strider

    OR: Jackson County On A Hemp High

    Jackson County has the second-most acres registered for hemp production of the 36 counties in the state, according to the Oregon Department of Agriculture. At 462 acres, Jackson is behind only Polk County, to the west of Salem, with 639 acres. In third place is Clackamas County with 370 acres...
  7. Ron Strider

    This Weed 'Dream Machine' In Las Vegas Rolls 100 Joints In Just Three Minutes

    It looks as though we finally found something that not even David Copperfield could pull off. According to the New York Post, the crew at Acres Cannabis in Las Vegas seems to be more than ready for July 1, which is of course the day weed becomes legal in the great state of Nevada. Expecting...
  8. Ron Strider

    Kentucky Hemp Acres Swell And Louisville Facility Opens To Handle Demand

    In January, Kentucky approved 209 applications from growers to cultivate up to 12,800 acres of industrial hemp for research purposes in 2017. Kentucky has the nation's largest industrial hemp pilot project, and a new processing plant, which uses hemp and other agricultural feedstocks, is...
  9. Ron Strider

    SC: Not Enough Hemp

    We commend South Carolina lawmakers Mike Pitts and Russell Ott for their bipartisan sponsorship of a recently approved industrial hemp bill. We also commend Janel Ralph, an industrial hemp advocate who fought hard for the passage of this legislation. All of them deserve credit ... The new...
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    My Wifes Cousin Who Lives In The Southern Point Of Illinois

    They have been growing weed for years and i guess they have been doing good at it to the point where they have been able to aquire several hundred adjoining acres to where they have about 750 acres. This is not prime ground but still and all you could get lost on 750 acres. They named their...
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    Hemp Is Set To Overtake The Production Of Tobacco In Kentucky

    The production of hemp is continually increasing within the southeastern state of Kentucky, where production originated. Following decades of prohibition, hemp is now becoming a common agricultural commodity throughout America. Hemp is not a recreational drug but in fact a variety of Cannabis...
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    KY: KDA Approves More Than 12,800 Acres For Hemp Planting

    Frankfort - The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has approved 209 applications from growers who have been approved to cultivate up to 12,800 acres of industrial hemp for research purposes in 2017, nearly triple the number of acres that were approved for the previous year. More than...
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    Hemp Is The New Tobacco As Kentucky Farmers Bet On Weed's Cousin

    It looks like pot. It smells like pot. But it's hemp, marijuana's legal cousin, and it's taking over the Bluegrass state. Across the rolling hills of Kentucky, which just two decades ago was the most tobacco-dependent state in the country, farmers are planting less of the crop after growing...
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    Nevada County Marijuana - County Releases Draft Grow Ordinance

    Nevada County officials on Thursday released the interim marijuana grow ordinance that supervisors will vote on next week, a document calling for no residential grows, a maximum of 25 plants in approved zones and a fee structure calling for a per-day, per-plant fine. Supervisors will hear...