On Halloween, the USDA released its Interim Final Rule on the industrial hemp program. The draft had been released earlier in the week and took effect on Oct. 31, 2019. What does this mean? Most immediately, it means the USDA is prepared to start accepting hemp growing program plans from states and First Nations tribal … Continue reading USDA Releases Interim Final Rule
Once the Jack-o-laterns have hit the trash bin and Thanksgiving menus and holiday gift lists have started to be written, people also start to think about where they will charitably give for the holiday season. Giving Tuesday (the Tuesday after Thanksgiving) unofficially starts a season of charitable giving, but donors start thinking about nonprofits, foundations, … Continue reading Nonprofits: Year-End Giving and Tax Receipts
The hemp industry is poised to start booming in the United States. The U.S. is the number one consumer in the world of hemp products (an expected $1 billion will be spent on these by Americans in 2020), yet, most of the hemp to manufacture those products is imported from China, Canada, and Europe. However, … Continue reading What’s New With Industrial Hemp?