Dozens of Wisconsin hemp farmers got the bad news recently that their crop is over the legal limit for THC — the compound in marijuana that gets you high. These farmers have been ordered to destroy crop within 10 days. Dylan Brogan, staff writer for Isthmus, spoke to 25 hemp growers this past week, including […]
Do you shop for groceries? Do you like spending times on Wisconsin’s lakes and rivers? Do you or your family live in a rural community? If so, you’re affected by Wisconsin’s concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). CAFOs are facilities hosting one type of livestock animal such as dairy cows, beef cattle, pigs, goats, chickens, or […]
In this episode of Hemp Can Do It, Kattia and Larry speak with Brian Kuhn of Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection. Brian heads the Bureau of Plant Industry, the department tasked with creating the industrial hemp pilot program for Wisconsin.
A bill passed in 2017 allowed Wisconsin farmers the opportunity to grow hemp for the first time in nearly fifty years. The first round of hemp farmers have finished harvesting their crops, including Whilden Hughes of Hughes Farms in Rock County. He’s just one of two farmers in Rock County, and one of only 184 […]