Cultivation

North Carolina Tobacco Farmer Finds Success with Hemp

A fifth generation family farm in Carthage has its roots in agriculture and sights on innovation. When the McLeod family first started farming, they focused mainly on our state’s popular cash crops: cotton, tobacco, corn... more »

UF/IFAS Announces Results of Two-Year Industrial Hemp Pilot Project

UF/IFAS wrapped up the two-year Industrial Hemp Pilot Project with guidance that hemp may be a viable commodity for Florida growers in the future, with caution for economic and environmental challenges. The pilot project at... more »

Retrofitting a Greenhouse for Hemp

When Connecticut-based Hydroclonix began transitioning an 80,000-square-foot greenhouse into a hemp cultivation facility, the company enlisted the experience of COO and lead cultivator Joe Conklin and the expertise of Griffin Greenhouse Supplies’ technical team to... more »

Extension Team Requests Grower Input On Research Priorities

Alabama’s third growing season for hemp is underway. With this ‘new’ crop, the Extension crops team is looking to identify best management practices to ensure hemp’s sustainability. This includes identifying the types and distribution of... more »

Seminar Explains Certified Hemp Process For South Carolina Growers

Industrial hemp has been a hot topic in South Carolina agriculture in the past several years. With the passage of the 2018 Farm bill, removing the crop from the controlled substance list, hemp farming has... more »

Indiana Hemp Industry Sees Growth, Challenges

Hemp is a versatile crop used to make a wide variety of products from textiles and rope to insulation and biofuels. Farmers across the country are increasingly growing the crop since the 2018 Farm Bill... more »

The Hemp Conference Session Preview: Crop Forecasting

AmericanHort’s inaugural Hemp Conference, set to take place July 9-10, prior to Cultivate’21. This two-day event will include a trade show and education programming featuring leading perspectives on hemp production. George Grant, a GGSPro technical... more »

NC State Studies ‘Seedless’ Hemp Varieties

When growing hemp for extraction of cannabinoids it is critical that only female plants are produced. Female flowers ("buds") are densely covered in cannabinoid-rich trichomes as compared to male flowers, which produce very little in... more »

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