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December 31st, 2009 - 12:43 AM § in Ag Hemp, Farmers, Hemp Politics

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Republican state legislator, David Monson of North Dakota, is also a wheat farmer. He discusses industrial hemp as a viable rotational cash crop. [FACT:   The Declaration of Independence was drafted on paper containing hemp fiber.][...]

December 10th, 2009 - 5:21 PM § in Ag Hemp, Farmers, Industrial Hemp

Hemp Fiber – Uses and Qualities

Hemp production is easy to achieve organically. Therefore many of the ecological problems in chemical farming of other fibers are obviated. Hemp quickly grows up to 5 meters in height with dense foliage which blocks weed growth. This means herbicides are not needed and the field is weed free for the[...]

November 25th, 2009 - 6:44 PM § in Ag Hemp, Farmers

A Sustainable Alternative to Problematic Raw Materials – Dr. Bronner Soaps

Industrial hemp is non-psychoactive varieties of the Cannabis plant grown for fiber and seed. Hemp has a remarkable number of beneficial uses, and we support its use in agriculture, manufacturing and trade. Hemp oil improves our soaps because it contains such a high proportion of poly-unsaturated fa[...]

November 3rd, 2009 - 1:40 PM § in Ag Hemp, Farmers

Colorado Farmers — Benefits and Politics

Colorado farmers are facing increasingly limited water supplies;  these constraints affect near- and long-term viability of agriculture and agricultural communities.  There is a broad and growing movement across the country to re-introduce industrial hemp as an agricultural option.  We in Colorad[...]

November 2nd, 2009 - 1:19 PM § in Ag Hemp, Farmers

Hemp Seed Evaluated as Potential Livestock Feed

CANADA – Researchers with the University of Manitoba are confident the nutritional benefits of hemp seed in human food products can be effectively applied to livestock rations, writes Bruce Cochrane. Farm-Scape is sponsored by Manitoba Pork Council and Sask Pork Farm-Scape is a Wonderworks Can[...]