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Jan 28, 2020

Licensing Applications to Grow Industrial Hemp Up in Kansas

Interest in growing industrial hemp as a commercial crop is up in Kansas where regulators are reporting a 30% rise in licensing applications for the second year of the state's research program.

Jan 24, 2020

Two Plead Not Guilty to Charges Stemming from Grain Scheme

Two former officers at a northwest Iowa agriculture cooperative have pleaded not guilty to federal fraud charges.

Hemp litigation
Jan 23, 2020

Wyoming Close to Finalizing Hemp-Growing Regulations

The attorney general in Wyoming has said the state is close to setting statewide hemp-growing regulations amid concerns from farmers about missing the upcoming growing season.

Jan 23, 2020

Court: Kansas 'Ag-Gag' Unconstitutionally Bans Free Speech

Provisions in a Kansas law that ban the secret filming at slaughterhouses and other livestock facilities unconstitutionally criminalize free speech, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

DT Dairy Cows TMR Bunk
Jan 22, 2020

Governor Unveils Plan to Tackle Wisconsin's Farm Crisis

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers extolled lawmakers during his State of the State speech Wednesday to work together to address the state's farm crisis.

Jan 22, 2020

Kentucky Will Continue Hemp Program as Pilot for a Year

Kentucky's Department of Agriculture will continue operating its hemp program as a research pilot program for another year before transitioning to a commercial program, the agency said.

Jan 21, 2020

Legislation to Legalize Hemp in Idaho Introduced in Senate

Growing hemp would be legal in Idaho under proposed legislation introduced Tuesday.

Hemp seed
Jan 17, 2020

Farmers One Step Closer to Hemp Planting after Rule Approval

Ohio farmers are one step closer to planting hemp as soon as this spring following a vote Thursday by a legislative rule-making committee.

USMCA Signing
Jan 16, 2020

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes USMCA

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico.