Income from NC Food, Fiber and Forestry Industries Grows
Over 17%, or $95.9 billion of the $562 billion gross state product, was contributed by value-added income from food, natural fiber and forestry industries in 2019.
North Carolina to Continue Industrial Hemp Pilot Program
The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) will remain the authority for those growing hemp in North Carolina until September 2021.
Hemp Update: DEA Adds Requirements to Interim Final Rule
The Drug Enforcement Administration offered a new interpretation of measuring THC in processed hemp products.
What Happens When Pilot Program Expires: A Closer Look at USDA’s Rule
North Carolina's supply chain is slated to end on October 20, 2020. Find out what will happen if NC's hemp industry has to follow new rules.
NC Ag Law Update (Dicamba, NC Farm Act & Smokeable Hemp Ban)
Andrew Branan analyzes recent headlines through the lens of agricultural law.
Coit: Action Needed for North Carolina’s Hemp Program
As we approach the October 31, 2020 deadline when all state pilot programs are set to expire, North Carolina (NC) faces a unique challenge in terms of how to proceed with its hemp program.
Hemp Prices For CBD Tank, But New Opportunities Are On The Horizon
Coit: “I think the laws might be uncertain for the next three years and will continue to evolve for the foreseeable future.”
NC State Goes All Out to Support Hemp Growers
ARE contributes to student education on hemp production and markets, conducts legal analysis of hemp regulation, and provides hemp-related extension services through its specialists and the Executive Farm Management program.
Rejesus Presents on Crop Insurance Coverage for Industrial Hemp in 2020
RMA-administered crop insurance for hemp will be available in 2020 through the Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) policy.
Branan Presents on Industrial Hemp in Caldwell County
Andrew went to northeast North Carolina to provide information on various hemp-related topics.