Research

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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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USDA to Now Measure Hemp in Agriculture Census

The 2022 Census of Agriculture launched in November, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) mailing survey codes to all known agriculture producers across the 50 states with an invitation to respond online at agcounts.usda.gov.... more »

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Gardeners Plan to Continue Planting in 2023, Survey Says

Despite extreme spring weather and growing economic concerns in 2022, gardeners have a positive outlook for 2023. Axiom’s newly released Gardening Insights Survey found homeowners in several age groups and experience levels are looking forward... more »

Extension Hopes to Dispel Poinsettia Toxicity Myth

A century ago, poinsettia was added to Santa’s “naughty” list, but the plant’s reputation for being poisonous is unfortunate, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Its bracts and leaves pose no danger to... more »

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New Cannabis Light Spectrum Study Launches

Current, in partnership with The Hernández Lab at North Carolina State University (NCSU), is launching a new study into the potential of supplemental LED lighting to support commercial cannabis production. The new research project is... more »

Trial Finds Optimal Nitrogen Rate for Hemp

When New York state launched its industrial hemp research project in 2015, SUNY Morrisville was among the academic institutions permitted to grow and conduct research on a crop that had not been grown for some... more »

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Seed Your Future, SAF Partner on Salary Survey

Seed Your Future (SYF) and the American Floral Endowment (AFE) announced they are launching an in-depth survey intended to shed light on the salary potential in horticulture jobs. The Industry Salary Survey for Horticulture Sectors is designed... more »