Hemp Farming

CBS4's Lauren DiSpirito talks with farmer Kirk Eppelsheimer about hemp farming (credit: CBS)

Uncertainty Dominates New Hemp Market

Marijuana’s square cousin, industrial hemp, has come out of the black market and is now legal for farmers to cultivate, opening up a new lucrative market. That was the idea, anyway.

06/07/2014

CBS4's Lauren DiSpirito talks with farmer Kirk Eppelsheimer about hemp farming (credit: CBS)

Ag Secretary: US Must Figure Out Hemp Production

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday he’s working with the Department of Justice to permit the importation of hemp seeds for cultivation.

05/20/2014

CBS4's Lauren DiSpirito talks with farmer Kirk Eppelsheimer about hemp farming (credit: CBS)

Hemp Expansion Sails Through Colorado Senate

A Colorado bill to expand industrial hemp production has cleared the state Senate and now heads to the House.

04/23/2014

CBS4's Lauren DiSpirito talks with farmer Kirk Eppelsheimer about hemp farming (credit: CBS)

Colorado Angles To Expand Hemp Industry

Colorado is just starting its experiment with industrial hemp production. But interest in the new crop is so strong that the state is moving to expand the number and size of farms that can grow marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin.

04/18/2014

CBS4's Lauren DiSpirito talks with farmer Kirk Eppelsheimer about hemp farming (credit: CBS)

3 Operations In Weld County Get Hemp Approval

Three Weld County applicants have permission to grow hemp under Colorado regulations that took effect this year.

03/26/2014

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Feds Letting Hemp Go Legit, Some Wonder If Pot Is Far Behind

The federal government is ready to let farmers grow cannabis — at least the kind that can’t get people high.

01/28/2014

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