Brought to you by Georgia Farm Bureau - Raynor Churchwell, Agricultural Programs Specialists at Georgia Farm Bureau, discusses the production of hemp in Georgia and debunks one of the main myths about hemp use.
Powdery mildew may adversely affect flowering, plant vigor, and yields, although this disease rarely kills plants outright.
How to Grow Hemp in Kansas
Which seed varieties grow well in different parts of Kansas? How much water is needed? Where can farmers access certified seed?
Hemp History Week: What Is Hemp?
Hemp History Week: What is Hemp June 1, 2017 Hemp is a fiber, oil, and oilseed crop with deep roots in American history. The Declaration of Independence was drafted on hemp paper. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew hemp and advocated for its use. During World War II the USDA encouraged farmers to grow hemp through their Hemp for Victory program As distinct varieties of Cannabis…
What Farmers Need To Unleash A Hemp Beast
On the heels of 25,541 hemp acres across 19 states in 2017, three young farmers lay out their hopes and concerns for what may be agriculture’s caged bird.
Wait for Hemp Production Plans Before You Begin Planting
The 2018 Farm Bill enables states and tribal governments to develop hemp production plans. But you might want to wait until USDA updates its hemp provisions before planting seed.
Tennessee Department of Agriculture passes new hemp rules
In 2015, Tennessee farmers began growing hemp in a pilot program to research the crop’s marketability. The pilot program was well-received. Cultivation licenses continue to skyrocket each year with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) approving 79 hemp production licenses in 2017, 226 licenses in 2018 and 2,900 licenses so far in 2019 The increase of applications can likely be attributed to the recent passing of…
How about a hemp burger or cricket sandwich for lunch?
If you thought pea protein was weird, you might want to sit down for this. The next wave of alternative burgers could be made from hemp, mung beans or
What Questions Do You Have About Medicinal Marijuana and Hemp?
3 Tips for Getting “High Risk” Life Insurance
If life insurance wasn't a priority before, it will become one if your health declines. The combination of realizing the most important people in your life are financially dependent on you and you are no longer invincible is a wake-up call for many.Most consumers with health issues admit that getting life insurance while they were young and healthy was always a thought, but nothing ever pushed them to pursue it until now. No one likes to think about their untimely passing, but having…
8 Tips for Making the Most of Your High-Deductible Health Insurance
With all the talk of repealing, replacing or repairing Obamacare and potential changes
10 Reasons Why Everyone Should Eat Hemp Seeds
Learn the top 10 reasons why everyone should eat hemp seeds to live a happier, healthier and better life.
Doctors Speak Out About How CBD Oil Will Revolutionize Medicine if Hemp is Legalized
“More people will be saved by CBD oil than surgery.” Heart surgeon claims CBD is the “most important” medicine ever discovered for treating cancer, diabetes, heart attack and more “The discovery of the endocannabinoid system is the single most important medical, scientific discovery ever,” says retired cardiac surgeon Dr. David …
Industrial hemp: How marijuana's controversial cousin could benefit NY farmers (video)
New York universities' research of industrial hemp is revitalizing the state's hurting agricultural industry.
All things Hemp
Bridal Expo Chicago + Milwaukee Main menu Hemp is a controversial topic but, don’t confuse Marijuana with Hemp! They both come from the same plant species (Cannabis) but they could not be more different: Hemp is legal to grow, Marijuana is not. No one grows Hemp for smoking or ingesting any other way. Hemp is grown specifically for the fibers, oils and seeds it produces. So you can use the Hemp guilt free It is also one of the world’s greatest untapped resources.…
The Hemp Conspiracy: Why U.S. Hemp Farming Was Banned
by Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer For thousands of years industrial hemp was a common staple. It fed us, clothed us, housed us, sailed our ships …
Discover the superfood power of hemp
Why knit or crochet with hemp?
Why do people like hemp so much Hemp: Durable, comfortable, breathable, mildew-resistant and hypoallergenic! What's not to love Prized in colonial America, not only was hemp cultivated by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, but Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag out of it. Traditionally an industrial fiber for its strength, in the mid 1980s researchers developed a process to remove the lignan from hemp fiber,…
Highs near 100 expected again in metro Denver on Friday
DENVER -- Temperatures soared into the upper 90s across metro Denver again Thursday. Sensors at Denver International Airport recorded 99 degrees, tying the record for July 18 set in 1998. We are expecting more heat for Friday with similar temperatures forecast throughout the state. The record high in Denver on Friday is 101, set in 2005. It doesn't appear we'll get that hot, but we'll be close.
Why Are Hemp Seeds Considered a "Superfood"?
Many people call hemp a "superfood," and for good reason. All hemp foods begin with hemp seeds, which contain many of the nutrients needed to maintain a healthy diet.
What are the application of hemp?
Last time we attempted to dispel some of the confusion around the hemp and marijuana industries and legal status of both crops. This week we will discuss some of the