Despite still grasping on to its position as a luxury fashion material, furs have undoubtedly fallen out of public favour in recent decades as animal rights activism has become more common
Cannabis is a heavy-feed crop, requiring plenty of nutrition to produce high yields. But deciding whether to grow with conventional or natural fertilizers depends on a cultivator’s growing style and goals.
Representatives of New Zealand’s industrial hemp industry are encouraging farmers to move to growing hemp as a way to reduce their impact on the environment.
A luthier based in Canada has stepped up the game for sustainability within the guitar industry by crafting the world’s first-ever acoustic guitar from one of the most sustainable tonewoods on the planet: Hemp.
Many people think of hemp as being a sustainable, environmentally friendly plant. It uses less water than cotton, helps preserve trees, and can even be used to create nontoxic and biodegradable plastics and other products.
Hemp was not legal throughout most of the world for the last 80 years, it was never given a chance to compete on an equal footing with wood, or any other natural fibers.
Representatives of the new Biden administration’s U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) held their first meeting with hemp industry stakeholders last week to learn about the market’s needs.
Just one day before the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its final rule on hemp, Kentucky Senator Adrienne Southworth introduced legislation in the state to increase the allowable amount of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in hemp to 1%.
A Joe Biden administration could add fuel to U.S. hemp industry, based on a policy memo released by the President-elect’s planners this week which outline a strategy to encourage growing of carbon-sequestering crops.