Hemp insurance - USDA

New Insurance Cover Option For Some U.S. Hemp Farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency has announced a new crop insurance option for hemp growers in some counties of 21 states...
Nebraska Hemp Plan

Nebraska Submits Hemp Plan To USDA

Nebraska's Department of Agriculture (NDA) lodged the state's plan for hemp with the USDA last Friday for review - a significant milestone in the...
Hemp pesticides - EPA approval

U.S. EPA Approves Pesticides For Hemp

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced late last week approval has been granted for the use of 10 pesticide products on hemp. Hemp is...
Medical cannabis in New Zealand

New Zealand’s Medical Cannabis Scheme Regulations Announced

New regulations were released in New Zealand on Wednesday enabling the local cultivation and manufacture of medicinal cannabis products. "These regulations put in place the...
Hemp rule comment period - USDA

USDA Extends Hemp Rule Comment Period

The USA's Department of Agriculture has extended the comment period for the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. Released in late October, the interim final rule...
Medical cannabis in West Virginia

West Virginia (Very Slowly) Getting Ready For Medical Cannabis

The application process for medical cannabis growers, processors, dispensaries and laboratories in West Virginia (finally) kicks off on Thursday local time. Applications can be lodged...
Bod Australia - Medicabilis

Bod Australia And Uni SA Collaborate On MediCabilis Research

Bod Australia Limited (ASX: BDA) announced last week a research collaboration with the University of South Australia to further research of Bod’s MediCabilis product. Bod...
Barry and Joy Lambert - Cannabis research

Lamberts Land Honorary Fellowships For Cannabis Contribution

Australian philanthropists Barry and Joy Lambert have been bestowed with Honorary Fellowships from the University of Sydney for their support of medicinal cannabis research. It's...
bees and hemp

Another Study Confirms Bees Love Hemp

A recently released study has found bees really like hemp - and it seems the taller the variety, the better. Researchers from Cornell University's Department...

Texas Hemp Plan Submitted To USDA

The Texas Hemp Program outline has been sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for approval. Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) Commissioner Sid Miller...