5 Hemp Projects in USDA Climate Smart Commodities’ Second Tranche
By Jean Lotus, PanXchange
The U.S. Department of Agriculture dropped the second tranche of the total $3.5 billion Climate Smart Commodities grant announcements in December, and hemp is the focus of five grants funded for around $5 million each.
The grants will explore agricultural carbon-sequestration using biochar and soil microalgae and using hemp in bioplastics. Grants will also support small family farmers to grow fiber hemp and adopt climate smart practices that will reduce greenhouse gasses.
New Map Shows Processors, Other Businesses Along Hemp Fiber & Hurd Supply Chain
By Let’s Talk Hemp
The Hemp Industries Association last week announced the availability of a free searchable map intended to help farmers, manufacturers and other businesses along the hemp fiber and hurd supply chain in North America.
Given the challenges associated with storing and shipping large amounts of fiber hemp, farmers interested in growing hemp can use the map to determine if there is a business in their area that could potentially buy the crop. The first-of-its-kind map represents the culmination of months of work by the Hemp Industries Association, the Global Hemp Association, the Midwest Hemp Council and the US Hemp Building Association.
The Let’s Talk Hemp Volume Up podcast returns with The Thai Tape series recorded in Thailand during the Asia International Hemp Expo. In this third segment, Morris Beegle speaks with Olive from HempThai about the opportunities for hemp entrepreneurs in Thailand.
Hemp News Spotlight
Google Relaxes Ban on CBD Advertising; Will Allow Ads for CBD Topicals, Bath Bombs, Beauty Products
By The Wall Street Journal
Marijuana Law Reached Peak Absurdity in 2022
Hempitecture Opens 33,000-Square-Foot, Energy Efficient, Non-Wovens Manufacturing Plant in Idaho
By Nonwovens Industry News
CV Sciences CEO Joseph Dowling Talks About the Company’s Two Divisions, Newest Products
By Proactive Investors
Scientific Literature Review: Uncovering the Secrets of Industrial Hemp in Food and Nutrition
By Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
$5 Million Grant to Tennessee State University Will Go to Hemp Research and Support for Historically Underserved Farmers
By NewsChannel5, Nashville, TN
Virginia Governor Youngkin’s Budget Envisions 15-Person Team for Revamped Hemp Oversight
By The Virginia Mercury
5-Day Hempcrete Contractor Training Clinic with Dion Lefebvre, The Becket Mansion, Los Angeles, CA, Jan. 23-27, 2023
Cannabis Community Event and Fundraiser, Jan. 29, 2023, at Topgolf Denver, in Centennial, Colo., hosted by the Realm of Caring Foundation. All proceeds go directly to help fund programs and to continue to provide free guidance for anyone looking to use cannabis and hemp.
Add your event to Hemp Events, a free listing service for legitimate hemp industry events. Visit www.HempEvents.org.
Sergiy Kovalenkov, aka Doctor Hemphouse, one of the world’s renowned specialists in building with hemp, is appealing to the hemp industry for help in rebuilding war-torn Ukraine, including building Ukraine’s biggest social housing project to date — a 10,000-square-foot residential building to house refugees and orphans who lost their parents to the war. In particular, the project is seeking builders, sponsors, automated block-making machinery and a hempcrete spraying system. Visit https://www.facebook.com/hempireua/ or contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trace Femcare Inc. is proud to announce that it is gauging interest in its community fund-raising round on the investment platform Wefunder. Trace decided to start the campaign to accelerate the company’s growth and to share the upside of its success with family, friends and fans. Learn about Trace and the terms of the offering, and reserve a spot to be an investor here.
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