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IDOA RELEASES 2020 HEMP HARVEST NUMBERS

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has released final harvest numbers from the 2020 hemp growing season. IDOA issued 802 Hemp Growers licenses for the 2020 season. Hemp farmers reported 2,734 acres planted resulting in 2,392 acres harvested. The 2020 numbers are... Read More.

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO HOST VIRTUAL HEMP SUMMIT

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) will host a virtual Hemp Summit Tuesday, February 23. The free online event will take place from 9 am to noon with presentations from growers, processors, university researchers, industry stakeholders and IDOA staff. “We have had two... Read More.

Carmi Rotary Learns About Hemp

Carmi Rotary Club meeting The Carmi Rotary club heard a fascinating talk about the hemp industry on Thursday. Rotarian Tom Logan, who owns a home and some acreage in Indiana, attended a meeting in Evansville to learn more about this growing industry. Tom explained that the... Read More.

Hemp Forum Planned for Sunday in Carmi

The White County Farm Bureau at 304 East Robinson Street in Carmi will be the site of a HEMP Forum this Sunday, July 29th at 1:00 p.m.  With the current legislation before us nationally and in Illinois, some say it’s time for farmers in... Read More.