Southwest Virginia needs hemp production

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Southwest Virginia needs hemp production
In reality, though, hemp has very little to do with marijuana. In fact, the Oregonian newspaper reported last year that nascent marijuana growers were already beginning to duel with hemp producers, asking the state to provide hemp-free zones where they …
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Legalizing Weed: Facts About Michigan's Legalization of Industrial Hemp Farming
Michigan is one of several states that have passed laws establishing industrial hemp programs limited to agricultural or academic research purposes. In 2014, a provision in the federal farm bill made it possible for universities and state departments …
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Interested in growing hemp?
Canadian hemp acres are up 25 per cent in the last five years, with nearly a third of that grown in Alberta — about 24,500 acres in 2015. Last year's bumper crop has reduced demand for conventional hemp acres this year but buyers are “exceedingly …
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