06 Aug 2015

Tennessee Hemp Plants Receive Their First Inspections

Inspections are underway today on Tennessee hemp farms. Written By: Matthew Frederick mfrederick79@gmail.com For the first time in more than 7 decades, Tennessee farmers are legally tending to their hemp crops. In January, State legislators legalized industrial hemp farming – allowing farmers to immediately begin applying for hemp licenses. Individuals interested

05 May 2015

Tennessee farmers, researchers apply for first industrial hemp permits

Fifty-three individuals and businesses across the state, including seven from East Tennessee, will serve as test cases for Tennessee’s industrial hemp law. That’s how many applications, plus one that was later withdrawn, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture received for the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program by the April 1 deadline. How