Category Archives: The USDA Farm Bill

Hemp is Happening

So how does it grow, how is it defined, and what are the regulations? While the 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act, the Farm Bill also explicitly preserved FDA’s authority to regulate products containing cannabis or … Continue reading

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What does the 2012 Census of Agriculture have to do with me?

It’s no secret that farming can be an isolating and difficult vocation at certain times. A farmer’s typical daily duties might include keeping up with the weeds, caring for sick animals, moving chickens, fulfilling wholesale orders, rushing to the farmers’ … Continue reading

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