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The Challenges Of Hemp Farming

With the passage of last year’s Farm Bill, farmers across the country are looking to start growing hemp. The price of many crops have fallen in recent years, so they see hemp as a potential income source. However, there are several challenges with growing hemp compared to other crops. Here are five thing to be […]

On The Internet, CBD Is More Popular Than Exercise

Need proof of the growing awareness on the benefits of CBD? Look no further than a few internet searches on Google. A new paper from the Journal of the American Medical Association indicates how popular CBD has become in internet searches. Their findings show that searches for “CBD” and “cannabidiol” increased 126% in 2017 compared […]

Hemp Thefts Skyrocket Nationwide

The growing interest in hemp means some people are unfortunately trying to obtain it by any means necessary. There is a surge in hemp thefts on farms across the country. In Fresno, Calif., there are reports of three separate hemp thefts within two weeks. Robberies are also been reported in states including Maryland, New York […]

CBD & Hemp Courses On The Rise In Universities

Lectures are getting more interesting as CBD and hemp courses make their way into several universities across the country. There is a current shortage of highly knowledgeable people in these areas. Interest and accessibility of CBD continues to rise, making education on these topics more important than ever. Doane University in Nebraska is one of […]

Does Hemp Activewear Work?

From ice cream to sushi, CBD is quickly finding its way into a diverse range of products. The latest trend is hemp activewear, with several companies launching workout gear infused with CBD. But does hemp activewear work? One of these new companies explains that their line has CBD droplets embedded into the fabric. Friction and […]

USDA Establishes U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing a clear framework around U.S. hemp production. On Tuesday, they announced the establishment of the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. This will allow farmers in every state and on reservation lands to grow hemp. The program is a mandatory requirement of the 2018 Farm Bill, which removed […]