hemp

2nd Annual Golden Grow Awards held virtually

ASHLAND, Ore. — The second annual Golden Grow Awards were hosted virtually from the Ashland Hills Hotel earlier. The event celebrates the Northwest’s 2020 hemp harvest. Organizers say the awards are meant for educating the industry and public about quality hemp flower. …

Wildfire smoke affects harvest season

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Farming comes with all kinds of challenges. Not enough rain, too much rain, harmful insects and something Rogue Valley farmers have become all too familiar with: smoke. “It’s ready to be harvested. There’s no smoke smell to it at …

Hemp cultivation rules could change in Siskiyou Co.

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — Rules regarding industrial hemp cultivation could be changed soon in Siskiyou County. The board of supervisors is holding a public hearing tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. for the proposed ordinance. Recommendations include confining cultivation to 40-acres or larger, exemption …

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 …