National Industrial Hemp Council of America, Cannabis Costa Rica Council Partner

The National Industrial Hemp Council of America (NIHC) and the Hemp and Cannabis Costa Rica Council (HCANN-CR) announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate on issues including improving the... more »

USDA Approves Alaska’s Industrial Hemp Production Program

The Alaska Division of Agriculture has received U.S. Department of Agriculture approval of the state’s Industrial Hemp Plan (IHP). This approval, which was effective Jan. 1, 2022, means Alaska’s IHP will remain compliant with federal... more »

Cannabis Research Coalition Debuts in January

The Hemp Mine is pleased to announce its collaboration with Clemson University to create the Cannabis Research Coalition (CRC), a not-for-profit organization that focuses on cannabis horticultural research. The Cannabis Research Coalition is a professional... more »

Signify to Acquire Fluence

 On Dec. 20, Signify, a leader in lighting, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with ams OSRAM to acquire Austin, Texas-based Fluence for $272 million. This acquisition is expected to strengthen... more »

Establishing Nitrogen, Potassium Fertilizer Rates for Floral Hemp Production

A new NC State Extension publication on nitrogen and potassium fertility is now available. The work focused on developing nitrogen and potassium fertilizer recommendations for floral hemp. Nutrient management is one of the most important... more »

Strategic Efficiencies Developed for Cannabis, Hemp Greenhouse Cultivation

Phylos, a modern crop science company developing advanced cannabis and hemp genetics, and its dedicated research and cultivation partner, Progressive Plant Research (PPR), are projecting a reduction of total energy use by 36% due to... more »

2021 NC State Floral Hemp Variety Trial Results Available

Results from North Carolina State University's 2021 floral hemp variety trials are now available on the NC State Extension website. The variety trials were conducted at three locations representing the three major geographic and agricultural... more »

Charlotte’s Web Completes First Hemp Harvest in Canada

Charlotte's Web Holdings, Inc., the market leader in full-spectrum hemp extract products has completed the harvest of its first-ever international hemp crop, in Canada. In April of 2021 Charlotte's Web proprietary hemp cultivars were approved... more »

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