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California Bill AB 45 Passed! Going to Governor’s Desk for Expected Signature.

Our multiyear effort to address the issuance of a California Department of Public Health (CDPH) FAQ in July of 2018, which prohibited the use of hemp derived cannabinoids in foods, beverages and cosmetics, is going to Governor Newsom’s desk....


Vote Hemp releases 2020 Hemp Crop Report

Washington, DC – Vote Hemp has released its 2020 Hemp Crop Report documenting the state regulated cultivation of hemp in the United States. Vote Hemp has been producing the Hemp Crop Report since 2016 and the 2020 growing season...


By Kevin Killough

Hemp enters its second season in Wyoming

Powell, WY – Wyoming will be entering its second season in which the state is issuing licenses to hemp producers and processors.  The crop is still highly regulated and remains in a niche market. That means there aren’t a...


By Doug Fine

Fine In the Field – December 2020

December, 2020: Announcing The Game Seven Line-up For Humanity: Gregor Mendel, Terroir, And Many Small Farms Vs. Gene Markers, Poor Soil, and More Farmer Serfdom Each year at the peak of summer my sons and I find ourselves out...


By Doug Fine

Fine In the Field – November 2020

November, 2020: Processing Like a Shaman, Winning in the Marketplace The first food I popped into my mouth when I woke this morning was hemp, and I ate it in a very analog way; an eight-thousand-year-old way. I simply...


By Doug Fine

Fine In the Field – October 2020

Another Digital Age Human Joins the Eight Millennia-Old Harvest Dance My family is just in from harvesting a good portion of our winter superfood diet, care of a half dozen plant species. Think about this: in a time of...


By Doug Fine

Fine In the Field – September 2020

What A Farmer Thinks About When The Hemp is Growing a Few Inches Per Day I love this part of the hemp season. Though I realize as they emerge that I could write these same eight words as the...


By Doug Fine

Fine In the Field – August 2020

August, 2020: The Finish Line is In Sight: Final Steps If Hemp is Going to Save Humanity I admit it: I find it cool that I can confidently write, “hemp cleans up radioactive soil.” Not, “I heard it does,”...


By Doug Fine

Fine In The Field – July 2020

We’re All Soil Farmers Now: Actively Mitigating Climate Change With Hemp As we dance toward triple digits again here in New Mexico today, I’m just in from the hemp field for breakfast, sipping my hemp/ginger shake and watching the...


Erik Rothenberg Rest in Peace

Our friend and larger than life hemp hero Erik Rothenberg departed this world last Thursday, surrounded by love, family and friends. Erik is who first turned me on to and sold us our first hemp oil. He was a...