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commodity crops

Hemp may need more water than Commodity Crops

Hemp may need more water than commodity crops Cannabis producers have long believed that hemp and marijuana use less water than other commodity crops, making it an ideal alternative for drought-stricken or arid growing regions However, new research shows that’s not necessarily the case, and, in many instances, cannabis can require more water than even some conventional crops. A study reviewing …

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Hemp Cultivation

Against Hemp Cultivation- Odisha steps up Drive

Odisha steps up drive against hemp Cultivation   Malkangiri destroyed cannabis grown over 250 acres in the past week   Stepping up the crackdown against cannabis cultivation in Odisha, the Malkangiri district administration has destroyed cannabis hemp plants grown over 250 acres within the past week. In continuation of the special drive against ganja cultivation, a team of Mudulipada …

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Marijuana Startups

Marijuana Startups Blazing a new Path for Cannabis Careers

Marijuana Startups Blazing a New Path for Cannabis Career Smoke Signals- As cannabis culture and commerce continue to go mainstream, the tech sector keeps lighting up new innovations. Here are ten marijuana startups blazing a trail in the cultivation, distribution, and consumption of legal weed. If you’re looking for jobs in the cannabis industry, you’ve come to the …

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hemp fiber harvest

Hemp fiber Harvester – Yields Suitable for flax Processing lines

Harvester yields hemp fiber suitable for flax processing lines   Belgian custom equipment maker Hyler BV has introduced a new hemp harvester that gives flax farmers an additional crop option while signaling the rebirth of hemp textiles in Europe. And with additional components designed for the machine, the Sativa 200, growers can also collect leftover cut straw and plant …

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hemp Farms

UK Countryside Ablaze with hemp Farms.

The UK countryside is ablaze with hemp farms And How do they help the climate? A South African researcher is looking into the potential of hemp farming to clean the soil in abandoned, highly-polluted former gold mining areas, and how hemp farming could boost the economic development of the largely uninhabited regions. Tiago Campbell, a master’s degree …

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Hemp

Hemp Success Story

Hemp Success Story   Symrise organized a “Hemp Day” in August 2019 for the American cosmetics brand Kiehl’s (which belongs to the L´Oréal group). The event, which was mostly intended for lifestyle and cosmetics bloggers, served to not only strengthen Kiehl’s brand but also to demonstrate how the ever more important raw material can be …

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Cannabis Among Oldest Cultivated Plants

Cannabis Among Oldest Cultivated Plants   An international team of scientists have found in a new study that the Cannabis plant was first domesticated in northwest China about 12,000 years ago. Scientists analysed 110 different genomes of marijuana from plants all over the world to trace its origin. It confirms it is one of the oldest cultivated plants,” …

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High returns: Farmers in Maoist belt risk jail to grow marijuana

Farmers in Maoist belt risk jail to grow marijuana It is early evening and the 45-year-old tribal man is making his third visit of the day to his standing crop. Around him, the forests of Swabhiman  Anchal, a region wracked by the state-Maoist conflict in Malkangiri, stand tall and dense. Right next to the plantation …

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