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New Holland, Hemp Association form exclusive pact to power new commodity crop

New Holland, Hemp Association form exclusive pact to power new commodity crop

January 8, 2020 |

In Pennsylvania, New Holland Agriculture and the National Hemp Association have signed a deal to “accelerate the return of hemp commodity crop onto farmlands across North America”, under the banner “Pushing Progress Together”. As part of this partnership, the National Hemp Association will participate alongside New Holland at 16 national farm shows throughout North America to […]

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USDA launches new insurance option for hemp

USDA launches new insurance option for hemp

January 6, 2020 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has established a new crop insurance option for hemp growers in select counties of 21 states in 2020. The insurance program will provide Actual Production History (APH) coverage under 508(h) Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI). The MPCI coverage is for hemp grown for grain, fiber, and CBD oil for […]

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World’s 1st hydrogen fuel-cell powered yacht, hemp airplane, rock snot to biomaterials, sisal-based thermal insulation, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of January 3rd

World’s 1st hydrogen fuel-cell powered yacht, hemp airplane, rock snot to biomaterials, sisal-based thermal insulation, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of January 3rd

January 2, 2020 |

The bioeconomy is kickstarting 2020 with a flurry of innovations, like a millennial entrepreneur who developed a method to convert invasive toxic algae commonly called “rock snot” into various materials including paper, fabric and bioplastic. Another entrepreneur developed thermal insulation made from sisal, a plant found in east Africa. And a for sure way to […]

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Hemp airplane struggles to gain funding

Hemp airplane struggles to gain funding

December 31, 2019 |

In Ontario, Hempearth is raising funds to build the world’s first hemp airplane, and the company’s founder hopes to one day build the world’s first hemp spaceship.  Derek Kesek tells Anonymous News  that at least three quarters of the plane will be made of hemp, replacing fiberglass used in conventional planes with a material 10 […]

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HempWave to take controlling stake in Celexus

HempWave to take controlling stake in Celexus

December 31, 2019 |

In Arizona, HempWave has revealed it plans on buying a controlling stake in Celexus, an acquisition, management and holding company for early-stage, high-growth businesses and technologies in the hemp industry.   Under the terms of the deal, slated to close in May of 2020, Celexus will change its name to Hempwave and become the brand […]

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Hemp, Inc. Oregon processing operation featured for state-of-the-art hemp processing

Hemp, Inc. Oregon processing operation featured for state-of-the-art hemp processing

November 16, 2019 |

In Nevada, Hemp, Inc. was covered in NewsWatch 12 (ABC) for their state-of-the-art hemp processing facility as the Company works through harvest season in Rogue Valley. The interview with Barry Epling, CEO of Farming Capital Corp, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hemp Inc. discusses why hemp farmers need to plan ahead and consider the type of […]

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India’s Hempcorp secures 10,000 acres to become world’s largest hemp plantation

India’s Hempcorp secures 10,000 acres to become world’s largest hemp plantation

November 4, 2019 |

In India, Hempcorp recently secured a 10,000 acre site set to become the world’s largest hemp plantation. This comes following the legalization of hemp cultivation within the state of Uttarakhand, India.  The company will be managing operations in Uttarakhand and has plans for a variety-based product chain from hemp. The product chain will vary from […]

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Hemp product of the year, BASF’s sun protection, saving kiwi with algae, biodegradable polyester fashion, renewable surfactants, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of June 19th

Hemp product of the year, BASF’s sun protection, saving kiwi with algae, biodegradable polyester fashion, renewable surfactants, and more: The Digest’s Top 10 Innovations for the week of June 19th

June 19, 2019 |

As summer gets hotter, bioeconomy inventions and changes are getting hotter too. Here are the top innovations for the week of June 19th – from hemp face cream and hemp protein powder to saving the kiwifruit industry from a devastating bacteria outbreak with algae. In today’s Digest, hemp product of the year, BASF’s sun protection, […]

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7 takeaways from FDA hearing on CBD and hemp

7 takeaways from FDA hearing on CBD and hemp

June 9, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., last week, the Food and Drug Administration held a public hearing to determine a pathway toward regulating CBD. Mile High Labs Founder and CTO, Stephen Mueller spoke at this hearing and provided 7 recommendations to the FDA. He said “Don’t wait to regulate. CBD is rapidly becoming a preferred ingredient in everything […]

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Hemp is Hot! The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Industrial Hemp

Hemp is Hot! The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Industrial Hemp

May 22, 2019 |

Holland & Knight, a law firm based in Washington, D.C. and in the know of the fast changing federal regulations and rules, spoke at the Digest’s webinar this week about the road ahead for industrial hemp. Is it a smooth road ahead for hemp? Check out the slide guide to find out. Michael Werner and […]

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