On this episode of Hemp Can Do It!, Kattia Jimenez speaks with crop consultant, seed breeder, and cannabis activist Benjamin F Grant. The two discuss farmer partnerships, Wisconsin’s hemp pilot program, and challenges for growers in the 2019 season.
The local evening news takes a look at marijuana in Wisconsin in 2019: various executive and legislative moves to decriminalize marijuana or legalize it for medical purposes, issues in the state’s burgeoning hemp industry, a journalism project on the disproportionate outcomes of prohibition, and the social justice provisions included in Illinois’ legalization that begins January […]
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 […]
The state Senate reconvened for a two-hour long floor session today. One bill passed today changes how the state regulates the hemp industry. Wisconsin legalized hemp in 2017, but this bill makes hemp regulations consistent with last year’s federal farm bill. One change in the bill makes the state agriculture department’s current pilot program for […]
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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.