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Early Planted Hemp

Most all of the varieties of industrial hemp that have been grown in North Carolina so far have been …

Hemp & CBD in Alcohol Beverages

As discussed in an earlier post the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) maintains that they have authority to regulate …

Updated: Soil Testing for Heavy Metals

Keith Edmisten, Extension Cotton and Industrial Hemp Specialist, Crop & Soil Sciences Wayne Robarge, Emeritus Faculty, Crop & Soil Sciences specializing …

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Soil Testing for Heavy Metals

Some processors are asking growers to test their fields for heavy metals. There are no calibrations that can tell …

Popular NC Hemp Portal Updates

Thanks to all of you for making this Industrial Hemp Portal the third most visited website for N.C. Cooperative …

Regulatory Update

The passage of the 2018 farm bill was significant for the industrial hemp industry. With the passage of this …

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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 …