USDA Issues Domestic Hemp Production Final Rule Notice

The flurry of last-minute regulations from the Trump administration includes a final rule concerning Domestic Hemp Production. The USDA published the final rule notice in the Federal Register Tuesday. The U.S. Hemp Growers Association said the final rule appears to address many of the concerns the organization expressed during a comment period. Changes include allowing […]

CFAP Expansion Doesn’t Include Hemp, Growers Respond

U.S. Hemp growers are disappointed the recent CFAP expansion does not include hemp. Last week, the USDA expanded the commodities covered under the program that provides COVID-19 relief to producers. CFAP includes commodities that USDA can prove saw losses of 5% or more in the first quarter of 2020. The U.S. Hemp Growers Association said […]

High Stakes, High Rewards Ahead for Hemp Production

Many farmers across the country are spending time thinking about the potential pitfalls and the possible opportunities that hemp production can offer them.  AgWeb.com says many are taking the leap into hemp production.   Colorado farmer Dion Oakes said, “Hemp has a very promising outlook for farmers as a rotational cash crop that can be […]

Farmers Launch U.S. Hemp Growers Association

The formation of the new U.S. Hemp Growers Association was announced this week in Indianapolis.   The brand-new association will focus on things like educational efforts and market development resources, research, and networking opportunities.  According to the USHGA the organization will provide a unified voice for farmers to actively engage in critically important advocacy efforts.  More […]