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Hemp Fiber Concrete Additive will be used in the 2022 Winter Olympics

In 2015, Canadian Greenfield Technologies (CGT) developed a hemp fiber concrete additive that strengthens concrete and reduces cracking. Called “NForce-Fiber,” the additive is now specified for construction of bobsled tracks for the Olympics in 2022. Based in Calgary, CGT was founded in 2012 by Mike Pildysh. Pildysh is a structural...

House Passes 2018 Farm Bill

The United States House of Representatives approved the 2018 Farm Bill with a narrow 213-211 vote this week that has passed legislation to legalize the growth of hemp throughout the country’s farmland. This is the the second vote on the new Farm Bill that has taken place over the of the...