Local farmer giving industrial hemp a go

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Local farmer giving industrial hemp a go
Planting and harvesting industrial hemp will be different from the more familiar tobacco planting method, Collins said. While some growers may actually start plants in a green house and transplant using a tobacco setter, he said he will use a grain …
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Hemp Supporters To Congress: Legalize It
Under the intense gaze of former Speaker Sam Rayburn's marble statue, roughly 50 industrial hemp supporters held an expo on Capitol Hill Tuesday to promote lifting the federal ban on hemp, man. The expo — sponsored by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) …
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State House approves industrial hemp bill; heads to Senate
The state House of Representatives has approved a bill that would open the door to the cultivation of industrial hemp in South Dakota. House lawmakers voted 57-11 on Thursday to approve the plan. It now heads to the Senate for consideration. Republican …
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Hemp Farming Gets Hearing In House
In the U.S. when people think hemp farmers, they often think marijuana growers. But Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda (D-Tallahassee) says marijuana's low THC cousin, hemp, has a long list of non-euphoric uses. “I mean it can be used for clothing and …
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