agricultural

  1. Ron Strider

    CA: On Which Side Of Cannabis Fairness Act Will Players Line Up

    Although Californians recently voted to legalize mixing marijuana in with your breakfast cereal if you so desire, our esteemed local leaders aren't sure what to do with this latest expression of the will of the people. Not being a user myself and hoping that my kids never become users either...
  2. Ron Strider

    WV: Year Closes On First Public Industrial Hemp Grown In Decades

    According to "The Columbia History of the World," the oldest relic of human industry, a small piece of hemp fabric, dates back to approximately 8,000 B.C. Presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew hemp and, at times, its growth was mandatory to supply the nation with the raw...
  3. Ron Strider

    VT: Hemp Festival To Be Held At Burke Mountain

    First annual Vermont Hemp Festival To Be Held on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Burke Mountain Hotel and Conference Center includes exposition, educational workshops, business pitch competition. As the future of recreational and medical marijuana remains uncertain, the national hemp...
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    CA: PG&E Extends Ag Rate To Cannabis Growers

    San Francisco - While recreational marijuana cannot be sold in California until January 2018, existing medical marijuana growers and future recreational marijuana growers will be eligible as of March 1 for PG&E's agricultural energy rate. The passage of Proposition 64 in November 2016 allows...
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    CA: Marijuana Growers Get Agricultural Discount On Utility Bills

    PG&E is giving marijuana growers a break when it comes to their energy bills. The company announced that cannabis, or marijuana, will be treated as an agricultural crop. So growers will get the same discount that other farmers get. Some have called marijuana California's new cash...
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    KS: Hemp Committee Hearing For Bill Scheduled For Feb. 15

    A coalition from the agriculture industry known as Kansans for Hemp announces Rep. Willie Dove from Bonner Springs has introduced legislation HB 2182, The Kansas Agricultural Industry Growth Act, into the House Commerce, Labor and Economic Development Committee. The Kansas Agricultural Industry...
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    CA: Bay Area County Lays Groundwork For Marijuana Farms

    Dublin - As if California's cows weren't happy already, Alameda County is developing rules on allowing the cultivation of marijuana in outlying rural areas. At a recent public forum on the rules, where the dress code was cowboy hats and dusty boots, local farmers and ranchers expressed a host...
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    CA: Alameda County Lays Groundwork For Marijuana Farms

    Dublin – As if California's cows weren't happy already, Alameda County is developing rules on allowing the cultivation of marijuana in outlying rural areas. At a recent public forum on the rules, where the dress code was cowboy hats and dusty boots, local farmers and ranchers expressed a host...