farming

  1. Ron Strider

    India: Uttarakhand CM Bats For Hemp Farming To Support Livelihood Of Farmers

    Two years ago an idea mooted by then chief minister Harish Rawat to promote hemp farming in Uttarakhand was ridiculed by the BJP. Now, there is a role reversal. The BJP is in power in the hill state and chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat sees immense potential in the hemp farming. "The...
  2. Ron Strider

    WI: Senate Unanimously Approves Hemp Farming Bill

    A bill that would legalize industrial hemp farming in Wisconsin is sailing through the legislature with little resistance. On Tuesday, the state Senate voted unanimously to approve the measure, which would create a state registration process for hemp growth as a commodity. Under the...
  3. K

    CA: Greener Pastures Await A San Diego That Embraces Cannabis Farming

    In the weeks and months ahead, county and local officials will be taking steps to implement medical and recreational marijuana regulations, including cannabis farming. The local farmers I've talked to think the time is ripe. In the last 16 months, the state has enacted two laws that create...
  4. K

    Missouri Bill Would Legalize Hemp Farming

    Jefferson City, Mo. — A Missouri bill prefiled for the 2017 legislative session would authorize the commercial farming, production and sale of industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying federal prohibition of the same. Sen. Rob Schaaf (R-St. Joseph) filed Senate Bill 120 (SB120) on...
  5. K

    MD: High Hopes, But No Buzz For Growing Medical Cannabis On Farmland

    County leaders earlier this month let expire a bill that would have allowed medical cannabis to be grown in the county's agricultural zones, the idea drying up in the face of opposition from Frederick's farming community. We think that was a mistake. When the law to allow medical cannabis...
  6. K

    MD: High Hopes, But No Buzz For Growing Medical Cannabis On Farmland

    County leaders earlier this month let expire a bill that would have allowed medical cannabis to be grown in the county's agricultural zones, the idea drying up in the face of opposition from Frederick's farming community. We think that was a mistake. When the law to allow medical cannabis...
  7. K

    Harvesting Liberty: Short Film Explores Reintroduction Of Industrial Hemp To US

    Industrial hemp farming could play a big role in providing economic stability in impoverished areas, creating jobs and businesses for veterans, and growing a sustainable and regenerative agriculture movement. Too bad it's still illegal. A collaboration between responsible apparel company...
  8. R

    5 Notable Quotes From Virginia's Legalization Of Industrial Hemp Farming

    Even before the Federal Farm Bill passed in March 2014, several states were investigating the viability of growing industrial hemp. This was seen as a way to help farmers and the production of textiles and plastics, among other industries. One early advocate of industrial hemp in Virginia...
  9. R

    Key Players in North Dakota's Legalization Of Industrial Hemp Farming

    As efforts to legalize weed have grown, so have industrial hemp crops. North Dakota is among several states that have legalized industrial hemp farming in recent years. The United States banned the production of hemp several decades ago, because it comes from the same plant that is used for...
  10. S

    Setting up a farm for when cannabis becomes legal in Virginia

    Long story short, I have a 450 acre farm in Virginia. What are the odds that I could get set up to grow for a living, in preparation for the legalization of marijuana in Virginia? If you think I could make decent money, where should I start, be it research, machinery, infrastructure, etc? Thanks
  11. S

    Setting up a farm for when cannabis becomes legal in Virginia

    Long story short, I have a 450 acre farm in Virginia. What are the odds that I could get set up to grow for a living, in preparation for the legalization of marijuana in Virginia? If you think I could make decent money, where should I start, be it research, machinery, infrastructure, etc? Thanks
  12. tintala

    HAVE PASSED THE HEMP FLYER AROUND EVERYWHERE but...

    Some have been torn down :( , I was really upset when i saw this at a local coffe shop. In Boulder of all places . I am saddened by our current policies on hemp and think about farming it everyday. It's the only thing that will save my farm from being blown away in the wind. THe flyer is a real...