The Forbes article covers various topics relating to the passing of the Farm Bill 2018 and what the legislation means for farmers across the United States.
SPRING HOPE, NC, April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE
Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with bi-coastal processing centers including the 85,000 square-foot multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility in Spring Hope, North Carolina, a state of the art processing center in Medford, Oregon, and a 500-acre hemp growing Eco-Village in Golden Valley, Arizona, announced today that CEO, Bruce Perlowin, was interviewed by Forbes to discuss the trend of farmers who once grew tobacco switching to hemp.
The Forbes article covers various topics relating to the passing of the Farm Bill 2018 and what the legislation means for farmers across the United States. It also discusses how many of the tobacco farming industry workers are turning to hemp as it is seen as the new cash crop.In regard to tobacco farmers joining The Hemp Revolution, Perlowin is quoted in the article saying, “All the old North Carolina tobacco drying barns can, and are being converted to do that […] Because in North Carolina, tobacco is no longer king, hemp is king.”
The article also mentions Hemp, Inc. strategic partners’ utilization of repurposed tobacco farming equipment that is utilized to plant hemp and clones in rows that are 12 wide and can cover 10 acres in 45 minutes. As mentioned in the article, the global industrial hemp market is expected to be worth more than $10 billion dollars by 2025.
Various states across the country have been working to sign bills to legalize the cultivation of hemp in the perspective states after federal legalization last year. In Oregon, where it has been legal to grow hemp since 2015, industrial hemp is expected to be worth more than $1 billion. Recently, Hemp, Inc. completed the first west coast Hemp University in Oregon, which helped educate attendees about the various opportunities that have become available for Southern Oregon residents and farmers.
The all-day educational seminar also broughtlike-minded people together to discuss and learn from experts in the trade. With the exceptional response to the first Hemp University, Hemp, Inc. has announced the second set of educational seminars in Oregon. This event is titled “Pre-Planting Support Workshop”, and is scheduled for May 4, 2019. This educational seminar will be hosted prior to Oregon’s hemp planting season and is designed to educate attendees on planting, feminized seeds, clones, soil amendments, organic fertilizers and more.
Vendors at this workshop will have most of these items on sale (if suppliers haven’t sold out by then) just in time for the 2019 planting season.The second Hemp University seminars are intended to educate farmers, entrepreneurs or investors on how to grow a lucrative cash crop. For those interested in attending, presenting or showcasing at The Hemp University in May, please contact Sophia Blanton at [email protected]
- To see short videos of The Hemp University educational seminar held this past weekend, go to Bruce Perlowin’s Facebook page starting with the March 23rd post and those following that date.
- To see a full list of presenters and to purchase tickets, visit The Hemp University website.
- To see 1-minute videos of Hemp, Inc.’s current activities, go to Bruce Perlowin’s personal Facebook page where he posts daily on all of Hemp, Inc.’s activities around the country.
WHAT IS HEMP, INC.?
What is Hemp, Inc.? With a deep-rooted social and environmental mission at its core, Hemp, Inc. seeks to build a business constituency for the American small farmer, the American veteran, and other groups experiencing the ever-increasing disparity between tapering income and soaring expenses.
As a leader in the industrial hemp industry with ownership of the largest commercial multi-purpose industrial hemp processing facility in North America, Hemp, Inc. believes there can be tangible benefits reaped from adhering to a corporate social responsibility plan.
ABOUT DIGIPATH and HEMP, INC.’S JOINT VENTURE