American farmers seized the opportunity to grow hemp after it was legalized in the 2018 farm bill, hoping the potentially lucrative crop could help keep their businesses afloat.
Since cannabis has been part of civilization, people have consumed its flowers by smoking it. Today, even though cannabis can be consumed in different ways, smoking remains the primary method.
In a recent study published in the journal Nutrients, researchers explored the published literature about hemp seeds to understand their nutritional properties, focusing on their role in vegetarian diets as a source of proteins, essential fatty acids, dietary fiber, and minerals.
University of Stirling researchers are taking the next steps towards using hemp seed as a sustainable protein source for Scottish salmon feeds, following the success of the first live trials.
Hemp has the potential to make Scotland’s agricultural sector carbon neutral as well as providing huge economic benefits, a new report has found.