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By Rachel Simmonds Updated May 15 2024 – Stock & Land Legalise Cannabis Victoria MP Rachel Payne, with “green steel”, housing material made with hemp. Picture by Rachel Simmonds Hemp farmers and manufacturers have showcased their products to Victoria’s politicians ahead of tomorrow’s Hemp Industry Bill debate. Legalise Cannabis Victoria has hosted a showcase event for ministers […]

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May 14, 2024 / Europe, Environmental, Farming, Innovation, News, Research University researchers and a village in Belgium are testing the potential of hemp growing for remediation of soil contaminated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) – “forever chemicals” that have long been used in a wide range of industrial and consumer products. The initiative aims to clean up a location in the […]

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Around 900,000 annual carbon credits could be activated by using industrial hemp as a rotation crop in NSW and Queensland, according to an industry leader. Addressing a national conference in NSW last week, Lauchlan Grout said the fast-growing low-THC plant had multiple benefits as a break crop and carbon-harvester. Vice-chair of the Australian Hemp Council, […]

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Hemp’s carbon-capture potential will be examined at a national conference next month. CEO of Hemp Farms Australia (HFA), one of the nation’s largest industrial hemp seed suppliers, Lauchlan Grout will discuss hemp’s promising performance as a carbon-reuse crop. “Hemp is Australia’s most exciting renewable,” he said. “While public interest is focussed on medicinal use, low-THC […]

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After two years of AgriFutures Australia backed national variety trials, the results have proved that our Ruby variety outperformed eight other varieties across eight sites with various sowing dates. The NSW trial at Narrabri saw Ruby ranking highest for grain yield, bulk plant density and oil content, and second-best for WUE (water use efficiency) and […]

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Pioneering the Cultivation of Hemp For the past decade, Hemp Farms Australia has been pioneering the cultivation of hemp in the unique sub-tropical climates of our region. With relentless dedication, we’ve meticulously curated a genetic catalogue tailored specifically for these harsh conditions. Today, our commitment to excellence extends beyond borders, as we proudly distribute our […]

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Plant breeding is essential to all seed commodity industries, by boosting yields, improving disease and pest resistance and providing more reliable harvests, farmers can be confident with consistent returns. Syngenta Quotes: Plant breeding is essential to developing better seeds for farmers, with increased innovation in a seed having the potential to boost yields and provide […]

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From hempcrete in construction to animal bedding, carbon sequestration to biochar, pallets to the phytoremediation of end-of-life mine sites, a plethora of market channels have opened up for industrial hemp and Brisbane-based Hemp Farms Australia is seizing the opportunity. Founded by Lauchlan Grout and Harrisson Lee in 2013, Grout tells Business News Australia the company […]

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Last Tuesday, the AgriFutures team had the privilege of joining the launch event at Southern Cross University, where we celebrated the commencement of the Australian Industrial Hemp Program of Research (AIHPR). 💰 AgriFutures Australia’s Emerging Industries Program has invested $2.5 million over five years, focused on pioneering research in four key areas: hemp seeds and […]

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