Hemp advocates say the plant’s carbon-gobbling properties position the crop to play an important role in plans outlined by President Joe Biden to tackle the climate crisis.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.
The American Trade Association for Cannabis and Hemp, an industry trade and advocacy organization, has formed a new Cannabis Beverage Council to connect cannabis industry and beverage industry leaders focused on expanding the cannabis beverage segment.Read More
Hemp and CBD companies have been working with American Indian tribes in the years since the 2018 Farm Bill was passed, offering a legal pathway for tribes to produce hemp and commercial outlets for selling it.Read More
It’s been more than two years since nationwide hemp legalization offered a legal pathway for American Indian tribes to produce hemp and CBD and find commercial outlets for selling it. But it hasn’t been an easy road for tribes to establish hemp production.Read More
Indiana regulators are warning hemp farmers to watch out for predatory hemp seed vendors that are currently active within the state.Read More
Hemp industry advocates confided both their relief and their concerns to Hemp Industry Daily about some of the most significant changes implemented in the final rules. Here are their impressions on what to watch in the coming months.Read More
After wildfires ravaged the West Coast in 2020, scorching thousands of acres of land and damaging businesses and crops, including countless farms and businesses in the cannabis industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday established a separate Interagency Wildland Fire Subcabinet, focused on wildfire management by executive order.Read More
Last year hemp farmers took a step back and devoted fewer resources to the crop – the enthusiasm of previous years tempered by oversupply, supply-chain issues and a lack of infrastructure.Read More
Federal food and drug officials said Friday that they plan to fill in current CBD research gaps with “real world data” — but industry advocates are frustrated that regulators haven’t done enough to clear up the rules, which has caused supply-chain bottlenecks while leaving consumers to navigate an increasing field of unregulated products.Read More
The Canadian government rolled out a list of single-use plastic in the fourth quarter of 2020 that will be banned in the country by the end of 2021.Read More
Could hemp baby greens be the next must-have superfood heading for consumers’ salad bowls? Researchers around the country are studying the viability of another potential revenue stream for producers, beyond the grain, fiber and flower crops for which the hemp plant has become most closely associated. Hemp baby greens are being grown and taste-tested as […]Read More
Pipp Horticulture, a Michigan-based producer of multi-level mobile cultivation systems for the indoor farming and horticulture industries, announced Friday that has purchased Vertical Air Systems.Read More
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January Update: Kristen Nichols Interviews HIA Executive Director Jody McGinnessKristen Nichols gets a January update from HIA executive director, Jody McGinness.
December Update: Kristen Nichols Interviews HIA Executive Director Jody McGinnessHIA executive director Jody McGinness joins Hemp Industry Daily editor Kristen Nichols for a December update!
November Update: Kristen Nichols Interviews HIA Executive Director Jody McGinnessHemp Industry Daily editor, Kristen Nichols, interviews Jody McGinness, Director at the Hemp Industries Association, on how they changed their board to give fiber and grain producers more of a say.