New report breaks down financial challenges and opportunities for farmers eyeing one of today’s hottest growth markets.
A recent swing through one of the top emerging markets for hemp and legal cannabis growers hammered home why the industry needs safeguards in place.
Permitting and testing key considerations before plants go into the ground.
Legislation helps move the needle on licensed acres to the tune of 455% increase over the last year. But how much of that will make it into the ground?
Ag industry players mixed with local business leaders and stakeholders to map out strategy for emerging alternative crop.
See what challenges in Tallahassee have turned into future opportunity on the state’s farming front.
Governor signs bill into law, establishing new state program for the alternative crop.
While the Sunshine State preps to add another alternative crop to its commercial agriculture mix, there is plenty food for thought.
Green Point Research provides $250,000 in genetic material to local researchers in an effort to get state’s alternative crop quest off the ground.
UF/IFAS has a new dean of research. And despite having lots of ground to cover, his track record shows he’s ready for the long run.
Nikki Fried appoints director to help drive Department initiatives and opportunities with industrial hemp and medical marijuana.
Annual report tracks marked increase in acreage over the last few years. With new legislature in place, the horizon broadens for alternative crop.
Legislative victories for industrial hemp and citrus both bode well for sustained agribusiness in the years to come.
President puts final signature on legislation that includes multiple key programs to benefit growing produce professionals.
Private investor steps up to sponsor first phase of research project vetting alternative crop and cropping systems in the state.
Farm trial sites chosen while interest continues to grow around the alternative crop.
Measure included in proposed piece of legislation would provide the plant legalized status.