Tag Archives: Industrial Hemp

Hemp: ‘It’s a Money crop’

It’s green, it’s growing in spades, and it’s got a unique smell that may be slightly familiar to some. Industrial hemp is here in Klamath County and it is what’s for harvest this fall for Marc Staunton, and many others in Southern Oregon. Source: Hemp: ‘It’s a Money crop’ | Local News | heraldandnews.com

Turner residents oppose large hemp processing factory on farmland

In addition to processing its own hemp, the company would offer drying services to other Oregon hemp growers, if approved by Marion County. Source: Turner residents oppose large hemp processing factory on farmland

Your View: Industrial hemp is not healthy

Can anyone tell me why the Mail Tribune seems so supportive of the industrial hemp industry that has stormed into this community, taking over our beautiful farmland, replacing it with mile after mile of environmentally destructive plastic? The Mail Tribune seems to play down the substantial environmental problems of plastic and other hemp industry problems. […]
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A different angle on straw and plastic

Leave it to enterprising Southern Oregon growers to look for a better way to mulch their hemp fields. Concerned about the environmental effects of using plastic sheeting as a weed and moisture barrier, a local grower who also runs a hemp consulting outfit is blowing straw onto a hemp field in the Applegate Valley as […]
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Washington hemp industry grows, but not as fast as Oregon’s

The number of licensed hemp farmers in Washington has more than doubled since May, according to the state Department of Agriculture. As of Tuesday the department had issued licenses to 87 growers, compared to 35 in late May. The state has issued another 18 licenses to processors. Many farmers have combination licenses to grow and […]
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A Criminal Investigation Shows CBD, the Most Promising Part of Oregon’s Cannabis Industry, Still Faces Legal Threats.

Alex Reyter, CEO of Key Compounds LLC, says he was trying to follow the rules when he received the four packages of CBD. Law enforcement disagrees. Source: A Criminal Investigation Shows CBD, the Most Promising Part of Oregon’s Cannabis Industry, Still Faces Legal Threats.

Deschutes County is Oregon’s third-largest hemp growing county

Industrial hemp projected to be $1 billion commodity in Oregon. Oregon’s industrial hemp crop is poised to grow past $1 billion as products containing CBD, cannabidiol, become more commonplace and since the 2018 farm bill removed industrial hemp from the controlled substance list. Source: Deschutes County is Oregon’s third-largest hemp growing county; Industrial hemp projected […]
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How Hemp Is Moving Oregon Marijuana To An Indoor Grow Crop

The popularity of hemp-derived CBD and the saturation of Oregon marijuana is causing farmers there to grow hemp, instead. Bringing the threat of cross-pollination to cannabis plants along with it. Source: How Hemp Is Moving Oregon Marijuana To An Indoor Grow Crop

Four ways the farm bill will boost business in rural Oregon

-Passed this week, the $867 billion package supports emerging industries.- Rural Oregon had been waiting on pins and needles for the farm bill as partisanship threatened to delay it indefinitely. Source: Oregon Business – Four ways the farm bill will boost business in rural Oregon

U.S. Farm Bill includes industrial hemp legalization pushed by Oregon lawmakers

The 2018 Farm Bill passed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday could provide a lift to Oregon’s growing hemp industry. Source: U.S. Farm Bill includes industrial hemp legalization pushed by Oregon lawmakers