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WDRB: Comer says DOJ ruling means KY can produce hemp

Sep 03, 2013 4:26 By Lawrence Smith Full Article FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) — Could Kentucky farmers be harvesting industrial hemp by this time next year?  Kentucky’s Agriculture Commissioner believes the state’s hemp industry can now move full speed ahead — sort of. Ag Commissioner James Comer says a recent Dept. of Justice ruling on marijuana Continue Reading

09/12 Farm Aid, Hemp, and Black Market Bounty

In this update:

Message from the Director, Andrea Stander
Win a Pair of SOLD OUT Farm Aid tickets-Sept 21
Hemp American Flag to Wave over VT State House
New On-Farm Slaughter Law
Kitchen Table Conversations-Continued
Save the Date: Raw Milk Summit!
Just Confirmed! “Black Market Bounty” Storytelling
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09/17 Hemp Flag Over Vermont State House

Vermont Hemp champions rally around the US Flag made from Hemp that was flown September 17th at the State House. Pictured are Rural Vermont’s Organizer Robb Kidd (second from left) along with Netaka White, long-time VT hemp advocate (center) and Colorado Hemp Commissioner Mike Bowman (right) who brought the flag that has previously flown over Continue Reading

New Law Legitimizes Traditional On-Farm Slaughter

Rural Vermont has spent years organizing and advocating for on-farm slaughter. During the 2013 legislative session, a Rural Vermont member’s bad experience with the current restrictive laws produced an opportunity to create more commonsense regulations. Visit this page for more information about the new on-farm slaughter law and Rural Vermont’s Farm Fresh Meat Campaign.