Hemp Seeds http://kvnf.org en Canada Jonesing For Piece Of American (Hemp) Pie http://kvnf.org/post/canada-jonesing-piece-american-hemp-pie <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="Canada legalized hemp in 1998 and many companies there are anxiously awaiting cultivation in the U.S. At Centennial Seeds in Colorado, growers have started planting." data-attribution="Credit Luke Runyon / KUNC and Harvest Public Media" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kunc/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201405/051214_Hemp-planting-leaf.jpg" alt="" /><p>The U.S. market for foods and beauty products that contain <a href="http://www.agmrc.org/commodities__products/fiber/industrial-hemp-profile/">hemp is growing</a>, but American manufacturers that use hemp have their hands tied. The crop is still illegal to cultivate, according to federal laws, which means the current American hemp industry, <a href="http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL32725.pdf">estimated at $500 million per year</a>, runs on foreign hemp.<p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 04:10:22 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 26886 at http://kvnf.org Canada Jonesing For Piece Of American (Hemp) Pie Now Appearing: Hemp, For The First Time In Decades http://kvnf.org/post/now-appearing-hemp-first-time-decades <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="At Centennial Seeds in Lafayette, Colo., Ben Holmes is testing hemp varieties. Holmes made his name distributing and breeding strains of medical and recreational marijuana, but recently has become a prominent figure in Colorado’s fledgling hemp industry. " data-attribution="Credit Luke Runyon / KUNC and Harvest Public Media" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kunc/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201405/051214_Hemp-planting-Holmes.jpg" alt="" /><p>A<a href="http://harvestpublicmedia.org/content/colorado-hemp-growers-begin-historic-planting-season#.U208cPldUrU"> handful of farmers</a> are set to plant the country’s first hemp crop in decades, despite federal regulations that tightly restrict the plant’s cultivation.<p> Thu, 29 May 2014 19:39:46 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 26700 at http://kvnf.org Now Appearing: Hemp, For The First Time In Decades KVNF Regional News: Thursday, April 17, 2014 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-news-thursday-april-17-2014 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>Newcast</strong></p><ul><li><div>Rural Coloradans may be able to testify on bills remotely</div></li><li><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENTS could receive in-state tuition in Colorado</span></div></li><li><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seed shortage stymies hemp growers</span></div></li><li><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Climate change affecting broad-tailed humming birds</span></div> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:15:28 +0000 Patricia Naft 24776 at http://kvnf.org