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Hemp production value drops 71%, USDA finds

The National Agricultural Statistics Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), has released its latest National Hemp Report. The report found that, in 2022, the country's total value of hemp production —... more »

Don’t miss the Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation deadline

April 1 is the deadline for submission of grant proposals for research and educational projects in floriculture and related fields of plant pathology, plant breeding, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, entomology and plant physiology – related... more »

HRI Announces 2023 Funded Research Focuses

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) announces nearly $400,000 in grant support for 11 projects working to tackle green industry issues ranging from pest management to new technologies, from developing marketing insights to battling plant diseases.... more »

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5 Universities Partner on USDA Grant on Culinary Herbs

Late last year, Michigan State University received a $3.4 million USDA Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) grant to evaluate the profitability and environmental sustainability of fresh-cut and potted culinary herbs produced in controlled environments (greenhouses... more »

Universities, Companies Team Up on CEA Study

Commercial horticultural supplier Hort Americas has joined The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES); Rutgers University; Cornell University; the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Ag Center (CEAC); and Koidra on... more »

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Tennessee Coalition Receives Nearly $5M Hemp Research Grant

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has granted up to $4,972,800 for a Tennessee State University (TSU)-led initiative aimed at expanding the production of industrial hemp as a climate-smart commodity. Project priorities include evaluating hemp's... more »

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Adults Favoring Marijuana Stays at Record High

A new Gallup poll shows that 68% of U.S. adults favor legalizing marijuana, which ties the record high from each of the past two years. Support, however, varies widely when it comes to ideology, religiosity... more »

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Hemp Innovations Foundation Funds Recyclability Study

According to the National Hemp Association (NHA), it is often repeated that hemp paper can be recycled up to eight times, compared to just three times for paper made from wood pulp. But is that... more »

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