Cornell University Researches Study Hemp Varieties for Commercial Cultivation | CashCropToday
0 Shares 123 Views

Cornell University Researches Study Hemp Varieties for Commercial Cultivation

February 23, 2018
123 Views

The 2014 Farm Bill in the United States opened legislation for States to implement  industrial hemp pilot programs in conjunction with a private or public university. The researchers at Cornell University started to grown industrial hemp in 2016. The prestigious university began with 1,700 acres of hemp to begin to study its biological characteristics as well as explore the variety of industrial involved with processing hemp into finished goods. 

Industrial hemp has a variety of uses. Textiles, nutritional products, building materials, bio-fuels, composites, and the plant is even know to contain non-psychoactive medicinal properties in the form of low THC, high CBD oil. Cannabidiol has recently been popularized in mainstream media and is known to limit seizures for people diagnosed with epilepsy.

Cornell is beginning to collaborate with a number of breeders, processors, and manufacturing companies around the world in order to develop industrial hemp based goods. Cornell has the backing of Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.), New York Sen. Thomas O’Mara (R-Ithaca) and New York Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Binghamton).

For more visit the Cornell University

You may be interested

Green Growth Brands Raises C$85 Million Via Private Placement
Market Watch
4 views
Market Watch
4 views

Green Growth Brands Raises C$85 Million Via Private Placement

Editor - September 25, 2018

This morning, Green Growth Brands Ltd. announced that their company has raised C$85 million dollars via a private placement. The capital raise involved a series of strategic…

Cash Crop Today Interview with CEO of Open Grow™ João Melo
Growers
7 views
Growers
7 views

Cash Crop Today Interview with CEO of Open Grow™ João Melo

Editor - September 25, 2018

Open Grow™ is a company located in Portugal that is dedicated to the research and creation of automation solutions for the agricultural growing environments. Their company aims to…

Lender420 Provides Funding Solutions to Fit Your Company’s Equipment Needs
Market Watch
26 views
Market Watch
26 views

Lender420 Provides Funding Solutions to Fit Your Company’s Equipment Needs

Editor - September 24, 2018

Purchasing equipment involved in the cultivation, processing, manufacturing, and distribution of the cannabinoid-derived products can be one of the most expensive costs of setting up a successful…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Most from this category

%d bloggers like this: