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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Hemp in hand

Heavy Metal Soil Testing for Hemp

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. David Hardy, Ph.D., N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Agronomic Services Division 919-733-2655 NCDA&CS heavy metal …

Grower and Processor Numbers Updated

As of today, our North Carolina numbers are: 502 Licensed Growers 2,876,914 Licensed sq. ft. of Greenhouse 6,381.88 Licensed Acres *337 Registered …

Hemp License Still Required

The new 2018 Farm Bill does NOT change the requirement for NC hemp growers to have a license for …

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