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Hemp, which was recently legalized with the 2018 Farm Bill, is making a comeback. While this new crop holds potential, there are still many unknowns.

Gov. Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 57 into law July 30, decriminalizing hemp and paving the way for the development of a new hemp industry in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Agriculture will administer the newly-created hemp program.

The 2018 Farm Bill legalized industrial hemp federally, but producers still need to consider markets and state laws before growing.

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture recently submitted their state plan for industrial hemp to the USDA.

Pennsylvania expands their hemp research program in 2018 as they plan for a processing plant and set the stage to be No. 1 in U.S. hemp production.

Rodale Institute started a new industrial hemp research project focused on examining the crop's role in soil health and regenerative organic agriculture.

The first hemp conference in the U.S. to bring together industry professionals, scientists and policymakers will be Sept. 8-11 at the Lexington Center.

The meeting will include an update on organic hemp production and presentations on nutrient balancing, crop production and alternative forage production.

Hemp isn’t marijuana. But the reputation that accompanies marijuana seems to be stunting the growth of what could be America’s next cash crop. Pennsylvania and Kentucky departments of agriculture focus on hemp research programs.
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