Maureen Lawrenz and Rebecca Ramage brought their friends and families into the massive project of starting a hemp farm together. Read more

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The first cracks in the good name of cannabis appeared when its recreational use was introduced to white people in the U.S. by Mexican immigrants. Discover how cannabis came to be banned in the first place. Read more

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Wisconsin is among 21 states where hemp farmers will be eligible for a new pilot insurance program for their crops starting this year. Read more

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Agronomist Bryan Parr educates farmers in all aspects of industrial hemp production for grain and fiber through educational materials, presentations and conferences. Read more

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Jennifer Polak was a respiratory therapist until she joined the family of Wisconsin CBD business owners with Canna Infuzions. Read more

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University of Wisconsin agricultural experts have launched hemp projects this past spring as part of a $35,000 grant offered last year. Read more

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Shawna Falk discovered CBD helped with her inflammation problems, leading to the opening of Good Vibes Oil, in Wauwatosa, where she shares her experience. Read more

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Best known for its mushrooms, River Valley Ranch met the challenge of growing hemp alongside other crops. Read more

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Ostaveeya Tye’s TruCannaBliss store carries CBD, but also cannabigerol (CBG) and cannabichromene (CBC). Read more

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To grow or process hemp, Wisconsin farmers and entrepreneurs can now apply for a lifetime license and yearly registration. Read more

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The Michael Fields Agricultural Institute is a nonprofit studying how different strains of hemp grow in Wisconsin, as well as educating local communities. Read more

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With football star Darrell Reid as their guinea pig to test the wellness potential of CBD, brothers Damien and Dee Johnson opened The Hemp Professors. Read more

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Discussion with Rob Richard of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation about the organization’s role in legalizing hemp in Wisconsin. Read more

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The Wisconsin Hemp Farmers & Manufacturers Association helps to establish dialogue between all the actors in the hemp industry. Read more

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A report finds that hemp-growing licenses have soared since the 2018 Farm Bill legalized the crop nationally. Read more

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The 49th annual Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Festival returns to Madison Friday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 6 with speakers ranging from hemp farmers to state representatives. The annual march to the state capitol is planned for Sunday afternoon. Read more


VerdaSure is able to analyze the THC and CBD content in hemp plants, thus allowing growers to optimize their crops and processes. Read more

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Cansas Steidl educates people on a more natural lifestyle, including the use of CBD products. Read more

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Registered nurse Erica Mallory and her husband have included hemp into their farm, bringing CBD products to farmers markets to educate the community about it. Read more

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