Hemp 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 KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, May 30, 2014 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-may-30-2014 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>Newscast</strong></p><ul><li><div>El Paso County Commissioners ask Sheriff Maketa to resign</div></li><li><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Armed suspect causes Montrose clinic lockdown, situation ends peacefully&nbsp;</span></div></li><li><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican gubernatorial candidate rides bike across Colorado</span></div></li><li><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">NPS to offer boat tours at Blue Mesa Reservoir for first time</span></div></li><li><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Now appearing : hemp, for the first time in decades</span></div> Fri, 30 May 2014 14:24:35 +0000 Patricia Naft 26739 at http://kvnf.org 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 Newscast: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-wednesday-october-9-2013 <div><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p></div><ul><li>Colorado Wind Industry Expected to Grow</li><li>Baca County Farmer Harvests First Hemp Crop in 56 Years</li><li>Government Shutdown Not Affecting Mines Yet</li><li>Thompson Divide Drilling Talks Suggest Deal is in the Works</li><li><em>iSeeChange -&nbsp;</em>Journaling with the Hardings Wed, 09 Oct 2013 14:40:55 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17006 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-tuesday-may-14-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Prescribed burn on the Uncompahgre Plateau today and tomorrow</li><li>First legal hemp crop in Colorado planted</li><li>Innovative program in Carbondale helps immigrants join the melting pot</li><li>Anti-gas development film is free tonight at the Paradise</li><li>Tours of the valley from on high</li><li>What $50,000 can do for Thompson Divide Tue, 14 May 2013 14:49:00 +0000 Brian Cambria 10285 at http://kvnf.org