hemp

Action rally held for Hemp and CBD community

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Hemp leaders and community members from across southern Oregon gathered in White City Saturday to discuss proposed federal regulations for the crop. A number of local hemp leaders discussed the USDA’s proposed hemp regulations and how it could …

Farmers react to proposed USDA hemp regulations

 CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Speak now or forever hold your peace, that’s the message local hemp farmers are putting out. Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the creation of the Domestic Hemp Production Program with potential rules to regulate …

Arrests made in separate suspected hemp thefts

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Two people believed to be involved in stealing hemp were arrested in separate incidents Wednesday. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said the first incident started at 3:53 a.m. when a suspicious vehicle was found near a hemp field …

Barn full of hemp goes up in flames

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A barn full of harvested hemp burned down early Thursday morning. The Illinois Valley Fire District said just after 1:00 a.m. on October 10, they responded to a structure fire in the 4000 block of Deer Creek Road …

OSU launches ‘Global Hemp Innovation Center’

JACKSON CO., Ore — Oregon State University is expanding it’s agricultural research into hemp. It’s new Global Hemp Innovation Center launched in June and is researching everything from pet food to clothing fibers. OSU says it’s Global Hemp Innovation Center is the nation’s …