As the process of legalizing and moving cannabis toward full retail continues, it comes with questions. Farmers are asking themselves how far they should invest in a new crop with how things have been unfolding.
Better known as cannabis, modern varieties of hemp are too weak to use as narcotics, but they are extremely efficient at absorbing and locking up carbon.
Dairy cows that chowed down on industrial hemp produced milk that contained the psychoactive compound THC, as well as CBD and other cannabinoids, according to new research published Monday in the journal Nature Food.
Despite its many benefits and uses, hemp is enigmatic—especially due to the plant’s similar appearance to a certain psychoactive substance. To help clear things up about this unique and versatile plant, here are seven fun facts about hemp.
South Carolina has almost 200 permitted hemp farmers, but many say they’re not breaking even.
When most people hear the word hemp, their minds probably think about marijuana or cannabis.
A University of Idaho Extension weed scientist has some promising leads in trials evaluating potential herbicides for use in Idaho’s new hemp farming industry.
Researchers at Kansas State University said hemp could be a natural way to decrease stress-related respiratory infections and other ailments when cattle are being transported or weaned off their mothers.
If hemp was a movie, and the hemp plant (specifically, industrial hemp) was the hero, it would be a tale of a misunderstood, humble character imbued with extraordinary superpowers who was prevented from being recognized for who he was and the abilities he had to do good things in the world by forces that seemed, at times, unsurmountable.
Ask anyone what they know about hemp and you can almost guarantee they’ll mention cannabis.