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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......
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Hemp Production on the Rise in the U.S.

The number of advocates in favor of a revival of a commercial hemp industry grows every day. From 2016-2017 cultivation of the plant has more than doubled and in states with the highest grown acreage of hemp, like Colorado and Kentucky, propagation of hemp plant has grown by 140%. Though......
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Aurora Cannabis Increases Stake in Hemp Food Producer HempCo

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX: ACB) (OTCQB: ACBFF) announced this morning that the company has increased its ownership in public company HempCo (TSX-V: HEMP)by  investing $4.3M to increase its ownership to 35% of the industrial hemp food supplier. Based out of Canada, HempCo has operated as bulk hemp seed producer, processor, and supplier......
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BMW i3’s Electric Car is Made from Hemp Composites

BMW, one of the largest car manufactures in the world, is utilizing industrial hemp based biocomposites in their “i3” electric car. By lowering the weight of the BMW i3, engineers of the vehicle have increased the distance that the electric car can travel. The BMW i3 is said to be......

Meet Krystal Gabel, Candidate for Nebraska Governor Running on an Industrial Hemp Platform

Cash Crop Today is honored to present the following featured article from Krystal Gabel, candidate for the Republican nomination for the Governor of Nebraska. I propose introducing industrial hemp as an agricultural commodity in the Nebraska economy.  If Nebraska embraced industrial hemp legalization, the entire state would immediately begin to......
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Hemp: The New Superfood

Hemp based nutrition becoming more popular amongst health food enthusiasts. Hemp seeds are an optimal source of protein, omegas 3 & 6, essential fatty acids, zinc, iron, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, gamma linolenic acid (GLA), vitamin E and more. Dr. Oz and Dr. Mercola promote the benefits of hemp in......
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4 Unlikely States That Passed Industrial Hemp Legislation in 2017

Over 30 states in the U.S. have passed some version of industrial hemp cultivation programs through their legislation. Law makers see the potential to create jobs and revive the farming industry in their respective states. These are four unlikely states that passed industrial hemp legislation in 2017.  Arkansas Ark. Stat.......
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Pure Spectrum and Colorado Cultivars to Offer Customers USDA Certified Organic CBD Products

Colorado Cultivars, the state’s largest hemp farm is entering into a joint partnership with Pure Spectrum to offer  USDA Certified Organic hemp seeds to the US market. All product is fully audited seed-to-sale. .  As consumers become more health conscious about where their products are sourced from, Pure Spectrum believes......
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BOHECO Leading Industrial Hemp Industry in India

Cannabis and hemp has a long and important history in India.  Cannabis was recognized as far back as the Atharva-veda (c. 1200 to 1000 BC) which mentions the ‘bhang’ plant as one of nature’s five sacred, distress-relieving plants.  However, since 1985, due to mounting pressure from the Reagan administration’s “Just......
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The Industrial Hemp Fiber Market

Industrial hemp has been used as a textile for thousands of years as a natural fiber. It can be processed into thousands of different finished goods and it is one of the only plants on earth that has little to no negative impact on the environment in the production and......