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  1. Ron Strider

    VA: Hemp Supporters Laud The Crop, But Research Continues

    A group of farmers, local legislators and researchers came out to Virginia State University's Randolph Farm on Aug. 17 to learn about the possibilities of growing industrial hemp in the state. Two years ago, the state authorized institutions of higher education to grow industrial hemp for...
  2. Ron Strider

    VA: VSU Among State Universities Researching Uses For Hemp

    Hemp farming could be making a comeback in Virginia after being legal for decades. Researchers are growing the plant at Virginia State University, which is one of three universities in the state studying hemp as a possible cash crop for Virginia. Hemp farming has been illegal for the past 70...