Tag: Industrial Hemp

IL Hemp Summit

After a challenging first year, what did we learn and what is the future of industrial hemp in Illinois? Learn about the 2019 growing season, best practices and lessons learned … Read More

A BUDDING CROP: GROWING CANNABIS IS LABOR-INTENSIVE, EXPENSIVE TO START, BUT DOABLE

The star-shaped “cannabis sativa” is making the transition to commercial crop, now that the state has legalized hemp production and both medical and recreational marijuana use. Just how easy is … Read More

Industrial Hemp Forum Highlights

Area farmers learned about the challenges and opportunities for growing Industrial Hemp at a forum hosted by McLean County Farm Bureau June 25. Western Illinois University researcher, Dr. Win Phippen, … Read More