hemp

Researchers Rush To Answer Questions About Newly-Legal Hemp Crops

Jul 8, 2019
Rachel McDevitt / WITF

Alyssa Collins says she's been fielding around five phone calls every day from people with questions about hemp--and that's not even counting the emails.

P. Solomon Banda / AP

More than 300 farms across the commonwealth have been approved to grow industrial hemp this year, a ten-fold increase from last year.

Gillian Flaccus / AP

 Industrial hemp is in the ground and growing in Pennsylvania under a new federal law that legalized its production.

Industrial Hemp Could Become Common Sight In PA Once Again

Jan 25, 2019
Rachel McDevitt / WITF

Industrial hemp used to be grown across the commonwealth and used for things like clothing, rope, and animal feed.

Congress Has Legalized Hemp. What The Future Might Hold

Dec 24, 2018
Gillian Flaccus / AP

The federal government is poised to quit counting hemp, marijuana's sober and versatile cousin, among the most dangerous class of substances.

North Dakota Department of Agriculture via AP

The number of acres permitted to grow industrial hemp in Pennsylvania is going to increase 100-fold in 2018, from less than 50 to possibly more than 5,000.