Article Published March 2020 in Hemp Grower Magazine How the Justices built a family business and grew closer around a shared mission: to provide reliable hemp products to every farmer in the U.S. Family businesses can be defined by the strength of six dimensions, according to recent research by The Family Business Network and Egon Zehnder, the global management consulting and executive search firm. The No. 1 dimension, according to the research: Shared values. This study revealed that shared values unite family members and provide a common framework for building relationships both within and outside the business. Shared values also...
The table below is a breakdown of data gathered from the 2019 hemp variety trial by Dr. Tim Coolong of UGA. Plants were harvested at full term and tested after drying. This is just the beginning of University data which will help guide and progress growers, breeders, farmers, and our hemp industry as a whole. Below, I will share my take-aways from these data. KEY: Red The table above is sorted from high to low THC percentages. Varieties above 0.3% total THC are in red. As you can see, most varieties grown would not qualify as hemp at full term...
In the months since hemp was federally legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill, the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) crafted a 43-page document of proposed regulations. These regulations include aspects of hemp cultivation such as testing, harvest, destruction protocols, etc. Read Dr. Allison Justice & The Hemp Mine's thoughts on the proposed regulations and learn how you can voice your own thoughts and experiences to the USDA.