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agricultural marketing act

What was the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946? How Did It Affect Hemp Cultivation?

The Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 authorized and directed the then Secretary of Agriculture to roll out several programs that were key to improving the food industry in the country. This included a well-laid-out plan to inspect and grade raw and processed food, conduct intensive agricultural research, and provide education and marketing [...]

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2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with Hemp

Sustainable development is the ability to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. It’s the concerted effort towards building an inclusive future for the people and the planet. The 2030 agenda for sustainable development goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 objectives within a universal [...]

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hemp soda

Hemp Sodas: Learn More About This Trendy Drink

Hemp infused drinks have increasingly become a health trend over the last few years. In fact, hemp sodas have a popular choice at many food stores and restaurants. The increased market can be attributed to the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill. With the CBD market expected to reach $16 billion by 2022, beverage companies [...]

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is hemp flower legal in the U.K.

Is Hemp Flower Legal in the U.K.? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

900 hectares – that’s the total estimated hemp farmland across the United Kingdom. Quite a low figure, considering that Europe has over 33,000 hectares of hemp farmland – and 14,500 hectares is in France alone. So, why does the U.K. – a global economic powerhouse – only have a small share of the European hemp [...]

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is hemp illegal to grow in australia

Is Hemp Illegal to Grow in Australia? What You Need to Know

The Australian hemp industry is estimated to be worth $17.7 million. In comparison, the U.S. market – which is currently one of the world’s leading hemp production markets – boasts a booming hemp sector worth more than $150 million, and estimated to hit $26.6 billion by 2025. So, why the huge difference?  In Australia, hemp [...]

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hemp plastic straws

You Can Save the Planet by Using Hemp Plastic Straws

Here are some interesting statistics. In the U.S. alone, people use about 500 million plastic straws every day. It’s estimated that 8.3 billion plastic straws are populating the world’s oceans. From these statistics, you can see how much of an environmental menace, single-use plastic straws have become. Since plastic takes thousands of years [...]

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hemp farming in California

Everything You Need to Know About Hemp Farming in California

In California alone, CBD worth about $730 million was sold in 2019, making it the leading cannabidiol market in that year. It beat other states like New York and Florida by huge margins which had 215 million and 290 million in sales, respectively. While California lags behind many other states when it comes to hemp [...]

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what is THC

What is THC? Everything You Need to Know

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) report, it’s estimated that the daily consumption of cannabis in 2013 was at 8.1 million – a significant rise from 5.1 million in 2005-2007. Many people used it as a recreational drug thanks to its high THC content. But what is THC? What does [...]

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3d hemp printing

Can You 3D-Print With Hemp? Yes, You Actually Can!

By 2027, the global hemp market is estimated to reach a valuation of $15.26 billion and exhibit a growth rate of 15.8%. This market growth can be attributed to the plant’s versatility, ease of use, and sustainability.  The 3D printing industry isn’t left behind. 3D printing with hemp is environmentally sustainable since it reduces waste [...]

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industrial hemp clothing

The Birth and Rise of Industrial Hemp Clothing: A New Niche to Explore

The global market size of hemp fiber is expected to grow to $280 million by 2025 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.1% throughout the forecast period. As a significant jump from a market size of $190 million in 2018, the growth symbolizes a major improvement from the humble beginnings of the hemp [...]

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regenerative hemp farming

Creating a Sustainable Future with Regenerative Hemp Farming

Farming alone contributes more than $132 billion to the U.S. economy; although, it also faces its fair share of struggles, including tariff wars and changes in consumer behaviors. However, the most significant challenge in this sector would be extreme weather events and the degradation of arable land. These factors have led to the steep decline [...]

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hemp juice

What is Hemp Juice? What Are Its Benefits?

While much of the hemp industry has been focusing on isolated cannabidiol and hemp fiber, few have been talking about hemp juice. But what exactly is hemp juice? How is it used? What are its main benefits? And why is it suddenly in the spotlight? If you’re asking these questions, this essential hemp juice guide [...]

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industrial hemp flower

Plunge Into the World of Industrial Hemp Flowers

If you’re just hearing about CBD hemp flowers, you’re probably wondering why there’s a lot of fuss about them online. Well, CBD extraction is one of the main reasons for hemp cultivation. Although it can be extracted from any part of the plant, the hemp flower contains the largest CBD concentration, which makes it one [...]

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hemp bags

Hemp Bags: Are They Worth Your Money?

Hemp is likely one of the first cultivated plants, with its evidence dating back 8,000 BC in Mesopotamia (Iran and Iraq). It’s also known to be one of the most eco-friendly and versatile crops on earth. It’s used to make a range of items including construction materials, paper products, food, moisturizers, biofuel, personal care products, [...]

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hemp farmers association

Are You a Hemp Farmer? Here’s Why You Need to Join a Hemp Farmers Association

With the commercial cultivation of industrial hemp now legal due to the 2018 Farm Bill, the civil society in the hemp industry will play a vital role in tackling the arising political, technological, and economic issues. To fulfill this role, it’ll need to strengthen its capacity, which over the past decades, has been weakened by [...]

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hemp sunglasses

4 Awesome Benefits of Hemp Sunglasses

By the year 2025, the hemp industry is estimated to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 34%. This growth can be attributed to the versatility of hemp products in the market, one of them being hemp glasses. In 2014, Sam Whitten made the first hemp sunglasses in his parent’s garage.  He raised [...]

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industrial hemp companies

A Look at the Largest Industrial Hemp Companies in the U.S.

The global industrial hemp market will reach 15.26 billion by 2027, with a revenue-based Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 15.8%. If these numbers tell a story, it’s that the market for industrial hemp industry is going nowhere but up. With such bright prospects and a 2018 Farm Bill that overturned societal and federal stigma [...]

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hemp shoes

Hemp Shoes: What Makes Them Different?

If you’ve been following the latest hemp news, you probably know of hemp plant’s many uses in textiles, construction, and agriculture. But have you ever heard of hemp shoes? While it may seem like a new phenomenon, hemp shoes have been on the market for decades. They provide an eco-friendlier alternative to other shoe materials [...]

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How to Harvest Hemp – Everything About the Hemp Harvesting Process

Farmers and hemp enthusiasts all over the world are eager to know more about the hundreds of possibilities of this miracle crop. Yes, in many countries around the world and the U.S., you can grow hemp legally. Although this crop is highly profitable, and the products can have countless applications, the hemp harvesting process is [...]

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current industrial hemp prices

What You Need to Know About the Current Industrial Hemp Prices

One of the most common questions that hemp farmers ask is how to establish a fair market price for hemp. With the inherent nature of the cannabis industry, the unfamiliarity with the hemp market prices is justifiable. The industry lacks important baseline data such as total sales of CBD products and total biomass produced every [...]

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CBD hemp oil herbal drops

Your Ultimate Guide to CBD Hemp Oil Herbal Drops

Ever since the 2018 Farm Bill came into effect, there has been a “green rush” of hemp-inspired products flooding the market. While hemp can be used to produce a multitude of products across varying industries, few have caused as much confusion among consumers as hemp oil. That’s because many brands are now marketing CBD and [...]

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