Industrial Hemp: What Florida Can Learn From Colorado [VIDEO]

As Florida expands it's hemp industry, it can look to Colorado to see what the future of hemp may look like. One essential tool that Colorado used to grow their hemp industry was the passage of [...]

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The Modern History of Hemp [VIDEO]

Following the illegalization of hemp cultivation in 1937, a major event took place that would cause yet another resurgence for the cultivation of hemp. With the dawning of the Second Word War, [...]

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The Early History of Hemp [VIDEO]

Though hemp and it's legalization are still hot topics for discussion today, many people do not realize just how integral hemp was in the early history of the United States, and even humanity [...]

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Obstacles for Florida's Hemp Industry by Kirk Goble [PODCAST]

As Florida's lawmakers and business community continue to create the infrastructure for a booming hemp industry, there are obstacles that must still be overcome.

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The Development of Florida's Hemp Industry [PODCAST]

The development of the hemp industry here in Florida is unfolding under the management of Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried. At this year's annual Lay of the Land Conference, Dan Russell, an [...]

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2020 Florida Hemp Legislation Update

Since the founding of our nation, our government has had to balance the necessity of oversight with the guarantees of freedom for citizens to conduct their business in a free market. Here in the [...]

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The Difference Between Industrial Hemp and Marijuana

 

It is of utmost importance to note that industrial hemp is NOT the same as marijuana. While both fall under the cannabis species of plant, there are a number of notable differences between the [...]

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Hemp Legislation Update: Passage of The SAFE Act of 2019

Hemp, which is differentiated from marijuana by its low content of THC, is one of the most exciting alternative crop opportunities for Florida's farmers and landowners. At the University of [...]

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Florida Ag Commissioner Establishes Hemp Advisory Committee

Florida’s lawmakers and agricultural leaders are underway in establishing a hemp industry . The most recent step taken by Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried was the announcement of the [...]

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University of Florida Industrial Hemp Farming Research Underway [VIDEO]

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Services at the University of Florida is now conducting research into transitioning Florida's agricultural sector into the industrial farming of hemp. Hemp [...]

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