Senate Agriculture Committee to Address Industrial Hemp Production

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Members of the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry will hear expert testimony next week regarding the production of industrial hemp and hemp-derived products. FDA GOVERNMENT agriculture CBD hemp Senate usda

Avoid Hemp Litigation with a Real Agricultural Production Contract

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What is an Agricultural Production Contract (“APC”)? Broadly speaking an APC is an agreement between producers and contractors for a specific agricultural commodity. An APC is one of several ways in which the marketplace handles the purchase and sale of agricultural commodities.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Approves Texas’ Hemp Regulatory Plans

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Department of Agriculture has approved Texas’ hemp regulatory plans, State Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller said on Monday. The U.S. This is a victory for Texas farmers,” Miller said in a statement. “We

Australia: Agriculture Victoria Grants Industrial Hemp Licences

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Agriculture Victoria defines low-THC cannabis as: “. Source: Agriculture Victoria Grants Industrial Hemp Licences. Murray River Organics (ASX:MRG) and Althea Group Holdings Limited (ASX:AGH) announced yesterday both had been granted hemp cultivation licences by the Victorian Government.(Australia).

National Agricultural Law Center Presents Free Webinar, “regulatory landscape for industrial hemp”

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Rusty Rumley, senior staff attorney for the National Agricultural Law Center, will outline the current regulatory landscape for industrial hemp in a Sept. State departments of agriculture and tribal governments are currently waiting on regulations from the U.S.

Florida Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services: Update on Hemp Transportation & Other Issues

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If you are transporting hemp in any form into the state of Florida, you must stop at an Agriculture Inspection Station and have the following paperwork: Phytosanitary certificate. What Is an Agricultural Inspection Station? Important Hemp Transportation Information.

US finalizing rule to allow farmers to legally grown hemp

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agriculture officials said Tuesday a rule that allows farmers to legally grow hemp will be finalized this week, a move that many states have awaited for months so they can begin widespread hemp production. Agriculture U.S. Department of Agriculture

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Announces State Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee

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Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced Monday a new Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee, which she says will collaborate with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to help improve the state’s medical marijuana policies.

Greg Ibach, undersecretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture says the departnent will drop federal DEA testing rules for 2020

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Hemp Industry Daily report. Greg Ibach, undersecretary for the U.S.

NY: Audit says New York Department of Agriculture and Markets Not Up To Speed on Hemp

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DiNapoli’s office, the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets inspected only 57 percent of growers authorized to produce hemp under a state pilot program that authorizes the limited cultivation of the plant.

Attendees At Colorado Winter Hemp Summit Say New US Dept of Agriculture Interim Final Rules Threaten The Industry

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Department of Agriculture’s interim final rules for regulating hemp production are too strict and threaten the future of the industry. Department of Agriculture said it cannot yet properly regulate seeds.

CO Dept of Agriculture: Licenses, Registration & Renewals Update

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As a courtesy to our Registrants we want to send a reminder to send in your application well in advance of your expiration date should you choose to re-register your land area when your current registration expires. . .

Green Light Law Group: CROSS-POLLINATION: OREGON DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE CONSIDERING MEASURES

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According to information released by the Oregon Department of Agriculture, Oregon farmers are growing almost six times more hemp in 2019 than in 2018. BY DAN SHARP, GREEN LIGHT LAW GROUP —.

Charlotte’s Web to Pioneer Regenerative Hemp Agriculture in North America

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The company is partnering with Rodale Institute, a Pennsylvania-based organization engaged in regenerative organic agriculture, to advance the development of healthy agriculture practices for the burgeoning hemp industry. Organic Agriculture.

WeedMD responds to UFCW Canada

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Business Cannabis Canada Cannabis News Marijuana News Press Releases cannabis canada Health Canada ministry of labour occupational health and safety act ontario ministry of agriculture UFCW Canada WeedMD Inc TORONTO – WeedMD Inc.

Federation of Agricultural Commodity Association of Nigeria (FACAN), is lobbying Federal Government to review export policy to accommodate cannabis

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While confirming this move, the President, FACAN, Dr. Victor Iyama, explained that truly the association was discussing with the Federal Government to lift embargo on cannabis for export in order for the country to earn more foreign exchange from agriculture.

We’re Not In a Rush With Hemp Says Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue

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You’re correct in there’s a lot of excitement and interest,” Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), who asked about the department’s timeline for implementing hemp legalization provisions of the 2018 Farm Bill. “It’s

WeedMD returns fire to stave off potential union infection

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Business Cannabis Canada Cannabis News Featured Marijuana News agricultural employees protection act cannabis canada cannabis stocks Licensed Producer London Inc. A press release issued Friday by Ontario licensed cannabis producer WeedMD INC.

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Louisiana Hemp Bill Gets Through Senate Agriculture Committee But Is Top Heavy With Regulations

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Here’s the introduction to the report… The measure involves a “tremendous amount” of regulations, said Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain, a supporter of the effort. We’ve all seen this story before and the key quote is.

Proposed U.S. hemp rules worry industry

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lawmakers reclassified the plant as a legal agricultural crop now are worried their businesses could be crippled if federal policymakers move ahead with proposed U.S. Department of Agriculture USDAHemp growers and entrepreneurs who were joyous a year ago after U.S.

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Montana Department of Agriculture seeking applicants for the Montana Hemp Advisory Committee

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The Montana Department of Agriculture is seeking applicants for a Montana Hemp Advisory Committee after hemp growers unanimously supported the committee’s formation during two public meetings. Montana Department of Agriculture.

CANNAVAL to Educate and Empower: Agriculture Commissioner Nominee Positive T.A. Nelson Welcomes Cannabis Education and Exhibitors to the US Virgin Islands

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Virgin Islands, Agriculture Commissioner nominee Positive T.A. The post CANNAVAL to Educate and Empower: Agriculture Commissioner Nominee Positive T.A. Pot Network joins CANNAVAL as Media Partner; Munch & Co named Event Producers.

Ugandan State Minister for Agriculture Christopher Kibanzanga Says Govt To Develop Strong Guidelines For Growing Cannabis In The Country

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State Minister for Agriculture Christopher Kibanzanga has told Journalists in Kampala that Uganda is committed to grant Licenses to companies but government needs to come up with strong guidelines to regulate the activity because of its sensitivity. East African Business Week reports.

Florida: Fried, Agriculture Commissioner of Florida, Says In Press Conference State’s Farmers Could Be Planting Hemp By Fall

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She believed a finalized set of rules would be ready for review in mid-July, then submitted to federal agriculture officials for approval. Fried told a news conference that her office expects some changes following public feedback, but was optimistic planting wasn’t too far off.

Hemp Farmers In Massachusetts Worried About Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) Guidance on CBD product Sales In The State

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I have a license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) under its Interim Commercial Industrial Hemp Program Policy. An Act expanding agriculture preservation restrictions for hemp cultivation. Here’s the guidance. Source: [link].

Agriculture department offers to let LSU expand marijuana production as regulatory process plays out

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Louisiana’s state agriculture department on Thursday offered to give LSU permission to expand its medical marijuana-growing operations if its contractor meets certain conditions related to the regulatory process.

US Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture will “mark up” language submitted by Senator McConnell that would require the FDA to halt enforcement of anti-CBD guidance.

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Today, the US Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture will “mark up” language submitted by Senator McConnell that would require the FDA to formally stand down on any enforcement of its troublesome anti-CBD guidance.

Press Release: Heilongjiang People’s Govt & Heilongjiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences (HAAS) and CECMOL-HCC to hold China International Hemp Industry Forum in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province July 3-4,2019.

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With the theme of “Drive, Exchange and Development”, Heilongjiang People’s Government joins hands with Heilongjiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences (HAAS) and CECMOL-HCC to hold China International Hemp Industry Forum in Harbin , Heilongjiang Province during July 3-4,2019.

Louisiana’s medical marijuana program the core issue in Agriculture Commissioner race

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BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s agriculture and forestry commissioner has drawn his first announced challenger for the fall election, an opponent slamming his management of medical marijuana. Greer is a Democrat from Natchitoches (NAK’-a-dish) Parish and a farmer who worked in the Department of Agriculture and Forestry for 20 years before retiring in 2013.

Santa Barbara County Writes Open Letter To Residents “We recognize that there are significant tensions among residents, cannabis growers, and some elements of other agricultural industries”

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recognize that there are significant tensions among residents, cannabis growers, and some elements of other agricultural industries. percent agricultural and forest land, and 3.5 Here’s the letter in full. By the County of Santa Barbara. May 31, 2019.

the Senate Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development Committee will meet. HB 491 is the only bill on the agenda.

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URGENT: This morning (Tuesday) 05.21.19, at 10a CST in Room C of the Senate, the Senate Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development Committee will meet. HB 491 is the only bill on the agenda. Supporters, Friends and Allies- . We need your assistance on one of the most important Cannabis -related bills of the 2019 LA Legislative Session, HB 491. We’ve come to you before on this bill and your responsive effort absolutely made the difference.

Cannabis farmers scramble to protect heirloom seeds from Big Ag

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Old-school California growers are prepping for a patent war against global agricultural giants. The post Cannabis farmers scramble to protect heirloom seeds from Big Ag appeared first on Leafly. Growing Industry cannabis seeds patents

First farmers get hemp licenses, 1,500 businesses licensed to sell CBD in Louisiana

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The Louisiana Advocate reports… Louisiana has started handing out its first licenses to farmers allowing them to grow hemp, as the state agriculture agency finished crafting regulations for the industry here following the Legislature legalizing the growth of the crop last year.

CBD in the Spotlight at SXSW, Despite Legal Gray Area

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Experts say the cannabinoid’s future is dependent upon research, legal clarity, and sorting out hemp's place in agriculture. The post CBD in the Spotlight at SXSW, Despite Legal Gray Area appeared first on Leafly. Industry cannabidiol cbd SXSW texas

Louisiana lawmakers say no to emergency rules for medical cannabis growers

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Chair Clay Schexnayder said Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain shouldn’t have used an emergency process, saying the rules didn’t meet the criteria.