hemp Researchers Rush To Answer Questions About Newly-Legal Hemp Crops By Rachel McDevitt | WITF • 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. More Than 300 Pennsylvania Farmers Awarded Permits To Grow Hemp This Year By Liz Reid • Jun 4, 2019 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. Industrial Hemp Grows In Pennsylvania Under New Federal Law By Associated Press • May 10, 2019 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 By Rachel McDevitt | WITF • 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 By Andrew Wagaman | The Allentown Morning Call • 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. PA To Increase Acreage Of Industrial Hemp 100-Fold Next Year By Sarah Boden • Dec 11, 2017 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.