Hemp Industry Feels Impact of Ukraine War
By Jean Lotus
Ukraine’s special place in the global hemp industry has moved into the spotlight during the military invasion by the Russian Army that has caused untold death and destruction.
Ukraine’s history as an agricultural center of Europe includes historic production of hemp. About 250,000 acres of industrial hemp for fiber and seed were grown yearly between 1913-1929. Production fell, but rose again to about 10,000 acres in 2019.
War is ravaging the agricultural output of Ukraine, which is a major exporter of grain and oil seed. Experts estimate more than $6 billion of exported crop losses will result from the Russian military invasion of Ukraine.
850 Hemp Summit Returns to Tallahassee April 26-28
By Jean Lotus
The 850 Industrial Hemp 2022 Summit returns to Tallahassee, FL, April 26-28, 2022 after two years of pandemic pause.
Named after the north Florida Panhandle region’s iconic “850” area code, the conference and trade show at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center is sponsored by the Apalachee Regional Planning Council.
“We see industrial hemp as a value-ad for our region, both for farmers, the building community and our research community,” Leon County commissioner and conference organizer Kristin Dozier told Let’s Talk Hemp. “We want to build community and support it as much as we can.”
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Nakło Foundation is serving as a safe haven for families forced out of their home country due to the war in Ukraine. Your donation goes to help cover the costs associated with our hosting of mothers and children, as men between the ages of 18-60 must stay in the country to support the war effort.
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