Business & Management

Alabama Ag Department Now Accepting Hemp Applications

Alabama hemp growers, processors/handlers and universities may apply for an industrial hemp license from the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) starting, Tuesday, Oct. 12. Applications will only be accepted online through the Kelly... more »

Ohio Hemp Licensing Opens in November

The Ohio Department of Agriculture Hemp Program will accept applications for the 2022 growing season beginning Nov. 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022. This can be done through ODA’s hemp licensing portal on ODA’s website.... more »

Gov. Newsom Signs Hemp Bill AB45

California's Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB45, establishing a regulatory framework for the manufacture and sale of hemp products in California. The law goes into effect immediately. AB45, upon the enactment of a tax on inhalable... more »

Banking Experts to Speak at Hemp Business Summit

Hemp is legal, so why are hemp-related businesses struggling to find reliable banking partners? Todd Van Hoose, Melissa Marsal, and Sundie Seefried will deliver everything you need to know about banking and farm credit for... more »

Hemp, Inc. Acquires Manufacturer of Hemp Products

Hemp Inc., has acquired a significant manufacturer and co-packer, Ferris Holding Inc., headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hemp Inc.’s all-stock acquisition of Ferris will provide cost savings and increased revenue of products developed, manufactured and... more »

CDFA Announces Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Vacancies

The California Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) Pest Exclusion Branch is announcing five midterm vacancies on the Industrial Hemp Advisory Board (IHAB). The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Industrial Hemp Advisory Board was... more »

USDA to Conduct Hemp Acreage and Production Survey

This October, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will mail its first Hemp Acreage and Production Survey. The survey will collect information on the total planted and harvested area, yield, production, and value of hemp in... more »

USDA to Help Cover Organic Certification Costs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced funds available to help cover organic certification costs for organic farmers and handlers. "Producers can be reimbursed for expenses made between Oct. 1, 2020, and Sept. 30, 2021,... more »

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