As cannabis in the form of industrial hemp receives crop status in the 2018 farm bill and a growing number of states have legalized medical marijuana and industrial hemp production, who will meet the need?

Farm Journal exclusive survey of crop farmers and livestock producers reveals farmers’ attitudes about cannabis and gauges their interest in growing cannabis as a commercial crop for medical use, recreational use and industrial hemp use and for use in animal feed.

Check out exclusive data from the 2019 Farm Journal Cannabis in U.S. Agriculture Study and other resources here: 

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> From Drovers: Facts and Fiction about Hemp in Animal Feed

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From Farm Journal: Hemp: Hopes and Headaches Ahead
U.S. farmers can officially play the hemp game, so says the 2018 farm bill, and as of January 2019, 41 states have given hemp a green flag. Here’s what you need to know before you grow.

Perdue Answers Buzz on Hemp in Animal Feed

From AgDay: Taking the THC out of Hemp Plants

From Bovine Veterinarian: Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine

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12:02PM May 15, 2019

Disaster Aid’s Hemp Hang-up

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
The $17 billion bill passed through the House last week, but several snags keep the Senate from voting, including hemp regulations.
07:00AM May 10, 2019

USDA To Release Hemp Regulations In Time For 2020 Planting

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
USDA’s goal is to issue regulations in fall 2019 to accommodate the 2020 planting season, the agency said in a recent release.
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13:16PM Mar 25, 2019

Q&A: The Future of Certified Hemp Seed

Portia Stewart
AgWeb Contributor
We asked Tom Dermody, vice president of operations for Bija Hemp in Denver, Colo., some pressing questions about hemp seed regulation and availability:
14:52PM Mar 15, 2019

Rhonda Brooks: My Thoughts On Cannabis

Rhonda Brooks
AgWeb Contributor
There are many good uses for cannabis that have nothing to do with recreational drug use.
06:00AM Feb 26, 2019

Growing Hemp for CBD, Seed or Fiber

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor
Whether seed, fiber or cannabidiol (CBD), hemp growers share a colossal commonality: They are all learning on the go.
13:31PM Feb 21, 2019

Lawyer Says Hemp Legalities Will Be Worked Out Soon

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
The 2018 farm bill means the legalities around growing hemp across the country will soon be worked out.
16:55PM Feb 21, 2018

Could Trump Build Border Wall From Hemp?

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor
A Trump wall made of hemp is far from reality, but the concept reflects the remarkable promise of a once-maligned crop emerging in the marketplace.