University of Maryland Extension


Risk Management Considerations for Hemp Producers

Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Online session
Profit margins for my current crops are shrinking. Should I consider hemp? In the last three years, interest in industrial hemp production has exploded across the US. One of the consequences of the hype surrounding industrial hemp production is that people new to agriculture, representing diverse...

0.3 percent of what? Pay attention to changes in the new state hemp production plan

Hemp plant research plots at Wye Research and Education Center in Queenstown, MD.  Image by Edwin Remsberg
This is not a substitute for legal advice. Please contact author to repost. On July 6, 2020, the Maryland Department of Agriculture released the proposed hemp plan, required under the 2018 Farm Bill to allow for more hemp production in the state. The 2014 Farm Bill opened the door to limited hemp...
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