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Is There a Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana?

Let’s address the question of the difference between hemp and marijuana once and for all. Marijuana will get you high and give you the munchies. Hemp will not. There are all kinds of scientific reports that will give you formal descriptions [...]

By | March 18th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Is There a Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana?

Just What is the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015?

Are you in the throws of political overload? With over eighteen presidential debates behind us and a thousand more on the horizon, you may be sick to death over anything that involves the government. However, you might want to take [...]

By | March 11th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Just What is the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015?

Investing in Green Industries? Consider Industrial Hemp

If you are interested in supporting businesses that help reduce carbon footprints, are environmentally friendly and provide alternatives to current wasteful resources; you might want to consider hemp companies. Decreasing environmental impact is a main focus for Green technology (or [...]

By | March 11th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Investing in Green Industries? Consider Industrial Hemp

Oil Drilling Industry Turns to Hemp and Kenaf for Sustainable LCM Solutions

The oil industry requires a certain amount of LCM or lost circulation material when drilling. Why? Well, the lost circulation material helps prevent loss of lubricant into the ground. Some have compared LCM to the tire sealing material used to [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Oil Drilling Industry Turns to Hemp and Kenaf for Sustainable LCM Solutions

Hemp and Kenaf Paper Products Save Trees and Our Planet

When we think of the paper industry, we may imagine Paul Bunyan felling hundreds of trees while his favorite blue ox, Babe, looks on approvingly. Logs are transported to paper mills which in turn produce notebooks, stationary, and printer paper. [...]

By | March 2nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Hemp and Kenaf Paper Products Save Trees and Our Planet

Industrial Hemp Farming – It Starts With the Soil

For farmers, deciding what to plant starts with the soil. They weigh the profitability and past performance of certain seeds before determining how to use their land in the upcoming planting season. Now it looks like industrial hemp farming is [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Industrial Hemp Farming – It Starts With the Soil

Industrial Hemp Manufacturing History is Part of Our Future

In this age of technology we often forget to look back at our history to see how we have arrived at our current advances.  The origin of our handheld computer devices can point back to 1946 and the invention of [...]

By | February 15th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Industrial Hemp Manufacturing History is Part of Our Future

Resurrected from the Weeds – Decortication

Did you know that the first decortication machine was invented by George Schlichten in 1917? He spent $400,000 of his own money over an eighteen year period to perfect his design. Why should you care about something built 100 years [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Resurrected from the Weeds – Decortication

Industrial Hemp Crops – A Profitable Alternative to Farming Tobacco

The increase in anti-smoking campaigns, higher taxes and the reduction of government support have reduced the profitability of tobacco farming from the billion dollar cash crop it was thirty years ago. Farmers in the tobacco business are beginning to look [...]

By | February 4th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Industrial Hemp Crops – A Profitable Alternative to Farming Tobacco

Natural Fibers Carbon Footprint Report

Based on this report; Carbon Footprint and Sustainability of Different Natural Fibers for Biocomposites and Insulation Material, organically grown hemp has the lowest carbon footprint of the natural fibers grown in the world. That means that hemp is better for our environment, in addition [...]

By | January 27th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Natural Fibers Carbon Footprint Report
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