This article first appeared on deltafarmpress.com (Brad Robb | Feb 04, 2018).
Industrial Hemp Pilot Program sets in motion hemp production, development, and commercialization in Arkansas.
The Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) recently held the first meeting of their Industrial Hemp Committee which passed regulations for an Arkansas Industrial Hemp Pilot Program.
The pilot program will set forth motion to bring the production, development, and commercialization of industrial hemp to the state of Arkansas. “We had 40 farmers, hemp seed breeders, and other related business representatives in attendance as I read the proposed regulations,” says Mary Smith, ASPB seed division director and author of the proposed regulations…
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