Farmers, ranchers come together at Farm and Hemp expo to discuss new technology - March 2020
WICHITA FALLS (KFDX KJTL) — The agriculture industry is important to the country, bringing jobs, food, and other products, and Thursday many gathered at the JS Bridwell Ag Center for the Ranch, Farm and Hemp Expo.
Speakers tell of economic benefits of hemp production in Nebraska - February 2020
Hemp, as a food, fiber and oil crop, has a huge potential of bringing a positive economic benefit to Nebraska’s agricultural industry, according to two speakers who spoke Monday at the Nebraska Independent Crop Consultant Association’s meeting in Grand Island.
Midwest Hemp Forum set for Feb. 21 in Nebraska - February 2020
NELIGH, Neb. — After a successful 2019, educating over 700 farmers at five hemp forums in Clatonia, David City, Pilger, York and Syracuse, Midwest Hemp Forum is proud to announce the first event of 2020, the upcoming Neligh Hemp Farmers Forum on Feb. 21 hosted by the Neligh Office of Economic Development and Antelope County Ag Society.
TOUGH TIMES AFTER HIGH HOPES FOR HEMP HARVEST - January 2020
A year has passed since President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized the cultivation of industrial and CBD-rich hemp. This legislative breakthrough set the stage for the first largescale hemp harvest in the United States since the Second World War.
Happy New Year from the Bish Enterprises & Hemp Harvest Works Team! - December 2019
2019 has been a whirlwind of a year for us and it looks like we will ve just as active coming into the new decade. This year we've traveled to 34 various agricultural conferences across 19 different states and territories.
Hemp Industries Association® Conference Announces Sponsors And Keynote Speakers - October 2019
PHOENIX, Oct. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hemp Industries Association® (HIA®) announces a diverse lineup of national sponsors and hemp industry leaders for the 26th annual Hemp Industries Association Conference…
Hemp Industries Association (HIA) Takes its “Hemp is Legal” Ad to Times Square Addressing Banking Issues - September 2019
Its “Hemp is Legal” campaign was launched in May in which the group, including the likes of Hoban Law Group, Bluebird Botanicals and Bish Enterprises, called out Facebook for having strict advertising policies preventing hemp…
Widespread interest in hemp as new cash crop -August 2019
PILGER — A search for new opportunities led Loraine and Gene Ott to the Cooper Family Community Center in Pilger on Friday. They weren’t alone. The place was packed. “The cattle market’s down,” she said. “We need another…
HEMP HOPEFULS CALL STATE’S 2019 RESEARCH PLAN A “SLAP IN THE FACE” -published July 2019
GILTNER, Neb. —If you believe the hemp hype, it could be the nation's next cash crop. Some of the cheapest seeds are selling for $1 a piece. "It costs more than gold by weight right now," explained Andrew Bish…
Still no permit process for hemp in Nebraska, but farmers plant two plots of heirloom hemp -published June 2019
The first industrial hemp crop planted in Nebraska since the 1950s was hand-sown Sunday evening in a field near Giltner. Brothers Andrew and Jacob Bish, along with Andrew's daughter, Eliana, planted two test plots of Nebraska…
Fashionably Hemp: An Interview with Model and Hemp Activist Cait Curely -published December 2018
I was an MC at the Southern Hemp Expo and then also at the Hawaii Hemp Conference and then at the Portland event (NECANN Maine Conference). I was flying in from Maine to see my brand-new niece and someone within the hemp industry in Maine...