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2019-09-10 Industrial Hemp Cultivation

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA September 10, 2019 6b) Discussion and Possible Action Including Direction to Staff to Develop an Industrial Hemp Cultivation Registration Process, Limited to Feminized Seeds and Female Plants, and Any Additional Regulation Necessary to Protect Cannabis Cultivation (Sponsors: Supervisor Williams and Supervisor Brown) Summary of Request: Industrial hemp is a strain of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial uses of its derived products. It is one of the fastest growing plants and was one of the first plants to be spun…

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Family runs vertical mushroom farm with the help of hemp

The Gruger family runs a specialty mushroom business in Nisku, Alta., cultivating oyster mushrooms vertically using artificial logs made of a hemp byproduct. Co-owner Rachel Gruger takes you inside the fungi farm to explain the benefits of growing vertically. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Download the CBC…

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