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Jul 31, 2019
Hemp Law 101: The Regulation of Industrial Hemp
Topics include: the legal history of hemp; the need to clarify laws for farmers, producers and consumers; the impact of the 2018 Farm Bill; and remaining limitations.
May 15, 2019
Blockchain in the Food Supply Chain
This issue of the NC State Economist answers the question: What is blockchain and how does it affect agriculture?
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