Touch the Soil News #1230 (Feature photo – South Carolina Hemp Farmer Dr. Allison Justice – photo courtesy of Allison Justice) With CBD oil gaining in popularity, its supply is predicated upon a new breed of farmers looking to make it all happen. Hemp Magazine recently featured Allison Justice, a 3rd generation farmer from South Carolina. Justice plans not only to raise hemp, bet be vertically involved with the processing and manufacturing of CBD oil. You can read the full story here: https://thehempmag.com/2019/01/hemp-mine/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #293 (Feature photo – Hemp Field – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) With hundreds of uses for industrial hemp, many farming enterprises are eager for diversity and another cash crop. California recently upgraded is industrial hemp laws, helping pave the path to a plant that uses less water than other crops and needs little to not pesticides. You can read Hemp Magazine’s full story here: https://thehempmag.com/2018/10/california-moves-forward-with-hemp-pilot-program/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #287 (Feature photo – Hemp – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) Hemp Today, recently reported how one non-profit focused on economic and social justice is turning to hemp. Called Her Many Voices Foundation, Alicia Fall explains the desperate situation in Haiti, and how her organization is looking to hemp for a practical solution to ease the situation. Plans are to use hemp to restore depleted soils, ease hunger and become a cornerstone of new economic activity. You can read the full story here: https://hemptoday.net/haiti-hemp-project/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #285 (Feature photo – The Flag of Canada – Public Domain) Industrial Hemp agriculture in Canada has been allowed and overseen by the country’s industrial Hemp Regulations. Recent legislation has now made it legal to grow hemp for CBD oil production. Thanks to provision in Canadian Bill C-45, the legal uses of Hemp have been expanded. This is big news, as companies that produce CBD can now legally purchase field-grown hemp flower. The new law also opens doors for hemp growers to move product into the global CBD oil market. Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #270 (Feature photo – Hemp – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) The Providence Journal reports that Rhode Island farmers can now apply for a state license to grow hemp. Getting a license requires a $2,500 fee, a criminal background check, laboratory testing of the hemp after harvest and a tracking system on what is sold. At present, there are provisions in the pending 2018 Farm Bill, which may not be passed until after this fall’s elections. The Farm Bill would provide guidelines for growing hemp in all states with less restriction. You can read the full story here: http://www.providencejournal.com/news/20180930/hemp-will-be-cropping-up-on-ri-farms Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!
Positive Future #262 (Feature photo – Hemp Oil – Courtesy of Charleston Hemp Company https://www.charlestonhempcompany.org/ ) With damages now estimated at more than $38 billion, Hurricane Florence is moving into the history books and onto the financial system that must be resilient enough to re-build the damage. Hemp Magazine carries and interesting story about David Bulick and the events surrounding how he saved his 2018 hemp crop. You can read the full story here: https://thehempmag.com/2018/09/carolina-hemp-farmers-recover-from-hurricane-florence/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!