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Vote Hemp celebrates 20 years of hemp advocacy

Twenty years ago this week a group of hemp industry advocates came together to launch Vote Hemp with the...

Fine In the Field

The main reason I’m out in the field, one of the one percent of Americans who are farmers these...

New Senate aid bill approves farmers for Economic Injury Disaster Loans

On Tuesday April 21st, the Senate passed a bipartisan bill worth some $480 billion that would replenish funds for...

Coalition of Hemp Organizations Submit Letter to Small Business Administration Urging Inclusion of Farmers in CARES Act Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday April 13th, eight leading hemp trade and advocacy organizations sent a joint letter to...

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USDA Secretary Purdue discusses hemp in House Agriculture Committee hearing 3/5/20 Secretary Purdue answers a question by Rep. Lawson regarding the Interim Final Rule hemp regulations and THC testing.
USDA Secretary Perdue testifies about hemp regulations at Senate Appropriations hearing USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue testifies before the U.S. Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Agriculture and FDA on March 12, 2020. Senator Jeff Merkley asks Secretary Perdue about USDA Interim Final Rule ...