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Hemp, the Macgyver of the Plant World

This episode on Terra Talk we dive down the rabbit hole on hemp. We explore its many uses and briefly on the history of the plant. If you like the conten
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Malawi Approves Industrial Hemp Growing Trials

Malawi Approves Industrial Hemp Growing Trials | Permaculture, Homesteading, Ecology, & Bio-Remediation | Scoop.it
In Malawi, the government has approved plans to grow industrial hemp for export on a trial or temporary basis. The government’s decision followed years of heated debate. The proposal continues to meet resistance from anti-drug activists and religious leaders.

Via Shinji Nakamura, World Hemp
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State Industrial Hemp Statutes

State Industrial Hemp Statutes | Permaculture, Homesteading, Ecology, & Bio-Remediation | Scoop.it

"Industrial hemp refers to many types of Cannabis plants that contain low levels of the psychoactive chemical tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and can be used to make a variety of products including textiles, plastics, fuel and food. However, the Federal Controlled Substances Act categorizes any product that contains THC, including industrial hemp, as a Schedule I drug."

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Hemp: America's 'Billion Dollar Crop' Is Making A Comeback

The country’s earliest colonists and founding fathers cultivated hemp, as did generations of American farmers who came after them. But for the past 7
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Farm Bill Reflects Shifting American Menu and a Senator’s Persistent Tilling

Farm Bill Reflects Shifting American Menu and a Senator’s Persistent Tilling | Permaculture, Homesteading, Ecology, & Bio-Remediation | Scoop.it

"Within the bill is a significant shift in the types of farmers who are now benefiting from taxpayer dollars, reflecting a decade of changing eating habits and cultural dispositions among American consumers. Organic farmers, fruit growers and hemp producers all did well in the new bill. An emphasis on locally grown, healthful foods appeals to a broad base of their constituents, members of both major parties said."

 
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