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Archive for September, 2009

September 30th, 2009 - 6:02 PM § in Ag Hemp, Farmers

U.S. Market for Hemp Products

Hemp is sweeping the U.S. market.   The hemp lifestyle is now available to mainstream consumers who are eating, wearing, bathing in, beautifying with, writing on, and even driving in hemp products.  To highlight just a few companies:  Deborah Lindquist, Bono’s Edun, Patagonia, Adidas and N[...]

September 29th, 2009 - 6:06 PM § in Ag Hemp, Farmers, Industrial Hemp

Interesting Hemp Facts

Agricultural hemp is as harmless as it is versatile.  And today’s farm equipment can be rather easily modified for planting and harvesting hemp. Did you know: The U.S. is the only industrialized nation in the world that prohibits hemp cultivation, due to the DEA’s refusal to disti[...]

September 28th, 2009 - 5:21 PM § in Ag Hemp, Farmers

Fact Sheet — Industrial Hemp

INDUSTRIAL HEMP – THE CROP OF THE PLANET WHAT IS HEMP? Hemp is a plant whose usefulness is difficult to overstate. All parts of the plant, seeds, fiber and hurds or woody core of the stocks, can be used in a wide variety of ways. A partial list follows: • Food – using seeds and [&helli[...]