Postproduction

Examining Issues Facing Hemp Production, Processing

Hemp is a promising new industry for profitability, but growers of this newly legal crop will face a mix of public opinions according to University of Georgia research into challenges those in the hemp business... more »

Pure Shenandoah To Invest $3.3M In Virginia Hemp Fiber Processing Facility

Shenandoah Valley Hemp, LLC, doing business as Pure Shenandoah, will invest nearly $3.3 million to establish an industrial hemp fiber processing and cannabidiol (CBD) oil extraction facility in the historic Casey Jones building in the... more »

Green Hygienics Holdings Granted Organic Certification

Green Hygienics Holdings Inc. (GHH) has been granted the USDA Organic Certification (7 CFR Part 205) for the cultivation and post-harvest processing of industrial hemp by the California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), for its Sol... more »

North Carolina To Continue Under Industrial Hemp Pilot Program

The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Pilot Program was set to expire on Oct. 31, 2020; however, Congress passed a law on Oct. 1 that allows states to continue their pilot programs until Sept. 20, 2021.... more »

Southern Oregon Hemp Growers Forum Set For Oct. 6

The Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center will host a series of presentations and discussions on timely hemp production topics and associated regulations during the Southern Oregon Hemp Growers Forum. This event will be held... more »

New West Genetics Debuts ABOUND Hemp Line

New West Genetics (NWG) has introduced ABOUND, a line of hemp varieties specifically bred for row crop farmers. For the hemp industry to have a future, it must be scalable to ensure a stable supply... more »

USDA Reopens Comment Period For Hemp Interim Final Rule

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is reopening the comment period to the interim final rule (IFR) that was published on Oct. 31, 2019 and established the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. The reopening will... more »

Front Range Biosciences To Establish Hemp Science Center of Excellence

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) and Front Range Biosciences (FRB) have partnered to establish a Hemp Science Center of Excellence. Through this collaborative research and education agreement, SSI will provide instrumentation to support FRB's new analytical... more »

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