Hemp, a long banned crop in the US, has great potential for North Carolina agriculture. Like the peanut, hemp has many uses in food and manufacturing.
Tag Archives: Crop
Cannabis Growers Brace for Proposed Limits on Chemicals in Crop Sprays
The laid-back days when marijuana growers could spray crops with chemicals without fear of consequences are just about over as California prepares to deploy a strict new testing regimen, but the proposed regulations have sparked debate over claims they’ll force many pot merchants out of business.
Learn How to Protect Your Cannabis Crop From Contamination
One of the biggest challenges faced by cultivators is controlling and mitigating crop damaging pests and microbial contamination.
Army Colonel Runs Italian Marijuana Crop
In most countries, the authorities arrest anyone growing large quantities of cannabis. But in Italy, the army does something different: it grows the plant itself – for medical use.
Chile Harvesting Largest Medical Cannabis Farm in Latin America
According to the Daya Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes alternative therapies, the largest medical cannabis farm in Latin America began harvesting its first crop on March 22, 2016.
Cannabis Legalization Paves Way for Industrial Hemp
Marijuana’s growing acceptance has helped grease the wheel to what could be a large boon to the United States farming industry—the growing of industrial hemp.
Marijuana Auction Reaps $600,000
Since the legalization of recreational marijuana, Washington residents have flooded licensed retail stores which have cropped up along the I-5 corridor.
Washington Farmer Offers a Ton of Legal Pot For Sale
A Washington state farmer is selling off a ton of marijuana — literally 2,000 pounds worth — to the highest bidder in one of the first large-scale legal pot auctions in modern American history.