Vegetable growers across the U.S. weren’t among the traditional farmers heavily diversifying into hemp production in 2020.Read More
Laura has specialized in agricultural journalism for the past 20 years. Most recently she served as the editor of a B2B publication and multimedia properties focused on productivity, efficiency and profitability in commercial greenhouse cultivation. She has reported on multiple aspects of specialty crops including floriculture, fruit, vegetables, citrus and cannabis. She also has served extensively on various horticulture industry association boards. Laura is a Michigan State University graduate and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.
A tribal nation in New Mexico is suing 33 farmers for allegedly violating sovereign law by growing hemp and marijuana.Read More
Consumers are already going gangbusters for CBD in every formulation imaginable. But the current use rate for hemp-CBD products isn’t even close to what it could be when the industry sees federal regulation, which will open up mainstream manufacturing and retail markets even further.Read More
Researchers from seven universities and federal laboratories want to hear from hemp and cannabis growers throughout North America to help identify production issues, and research and outreach needs associated with producing specialty crops in soilless substrates.Read More
The U.S. Small Business Administration is asking federal agriculture officials to listen to farmers on five crucial elements of the proposed interim final rule for hemp production.Read More
CBD has already changed the game for makers of dietary supplements and beauty products. Now hemp-derived CBD has the opportunity and momentum to do the same for the enormous pets market. Two-thirds of American households currently have pets, and according to data from market analytics giant Nielsen Global Connect, hemp-CBD consumers are 10% more likely […]Read More
Hemp farmers have one more day to share criticism about the looming national rules for hemp production.Read More
The state of Hawaii will end its industrial hemp pilot program at the end of October, and instead steer farmers toward applying for U.S. Department of Agriculture licenses.Read More
As the hemp industry awaits guidance from food and drug regulators on whether CBD will be permitted to be used as an ingredient in food and dietary supplements, the White House Office of Management and Budget continues to meet with companies and industry advocates to gain insight.Read More
Oregon agriculture officials recently released the state’s top 20 commodities list – but despite earlier assertions that hemp will become a top crop, it isn’t even on the list yet.Read More
Entrepreneurs in the smokable hemp sector have reason to hope that tobacco consumers may convert at least partially to hemp products within the next year. That’s because 29% of cigarette and cigar users have indicated they are willing to try these products, according to research by Nielsen Global Connect, which was highlighted in Hemp Industry […]Read More
Neptune Wellness is partnering with consumer packaged goods giant Unilever as an import and stocking distributor and logistics partner in the U.S. and Canada.Read More
Upcoming at MJBizCon 2020
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Kristen Nichols interviews HIA executive directorHemp Industry Daily editor, Kristen Nichols, discusses what is at stake for hemp operators in the 2020 election with Hemp Industries Association executive director, Jody McGinness!
Monica Raymunt Interviews Finn Hänsel, the Founder and Managing Director of Germany’s Sanity GroupHemp Industry Daily international reporter, Monica Raymunt, interviews Finn Hänsel, the founder and managing director of Germany’s Sanity Group.
Kristen Nichols interviews National Hemp Association membersHemp Industry Daily editor, Kristen Nichols, interviews Erica McBride Stark, executive director at National Hemp Association, and Dozier Mbonu, chairman of the National Hemp Association Standing Committee on Social Equity.