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USDA Offers Crop Insurance for Hemp

The United States Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency (USDA RMA) has announced that Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) coverage …

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Hemp Harvest Timing and Drying

We are just now starting to research harvest timing with hemp grown for CBD and don’t have much information …

Hemp Mother Plants

More growers are deciding to start their own mother plants in order to produce clones to save money. Clone …

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Before installing a dual-purpose subsurface drainage and subirrigation system on your farm, have your site …

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Operating Controlled Drainage and Subirrigation Systems

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