CDA Announces Colorado’s 2018 CDA-Approved Certified Hemp Seed Varieties

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COLORADO: The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is announcing that six industrial hemp seed varieties have passed the 2018 statewide THC validation and observation trial and are now eligible to be grown by the members of the Colorado Seed Growers Association for production of “CDA Approved Certified Seed.” In 2018, the CDA Approved Certified Hemp seed Read the full article…

CSU Researchers Test Hemp’s Heartiness In US

Colorado State University has started to research hemp by planting 17 varieties of hemp on just less than a half acre.

COLORADO:  Somewhere in Northern Colorado, just starting to peek out above the corn stalks that surround it, is an often misunderstood and recently approved test crop. Colorado State University is starting to research hemp, a plant with practical uses but which is also the same species as marijuana, cannabis sativa. CSU researchers planted 17 varieties Read the full article…

Nobody Knows What To Do About Pesticides In Legal Marijuana

As states legalize marijuana for both recreational and medical use, they’re trying to crack down on toxic pesticides used on plants.

COLORADO:  The marijuana plant’s worst enemy is so small it’s practically invisible. On weed farms around the country, spider mites attack leaf cells one by one, sucking out chlorophyll like teeny tiny green vampires. If the mites kill enough cells, the whole plant is a goner—an expensive problem considering a single mature marijuana plant is worth Read the full article…