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Exploring potential of new crop Hemp researched for viability, uses in Pennsylvania

McCLURE — Imagine looking to build a home 50 years from now. What kind of materials do you think will be used for building materials? Did materials made from hemp cross your mind? The hemp plant, like its sister the marijuana plant, is not a new crop to the country. In fact, according to the […]

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Agriculture Secretary Visits Industrial Hemp Research Project Exploring Economic Potential for Versatile, Promising Crop

McClure, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding visited JustBen Agriculture’s Mifflin County farm on Monday to view progress at one of 16 research projects that seek to demonstrate the economic value and viability of industrial hemp as a marketable crop in Pennsylvania. “Thanks to the federal Farm Bill and Governor Wolf’s bipartisan work with the […]

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JustBen Agriculture Grows Test Approved Industrial Hemp

July 31, 2017  Growing industrial hemp that meets the low tolerance for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in the state of Pennsylvania is no easy task as there is no prior varieties that have been grown in the past that are available today.  According to recent testing by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture JustBen Agriculture has passed with […]

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JustBen Agriculture Receives PA Department of Agriculture Approval for Research Proposal to Grow Industrial Hemp on Mifflin County Farm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   JustBen Agriculture Receives PA Department of Agriculture Approval for Research Proposal to Grow Industrial Hemp on Mifflin County Farm   Yardley, PA/McClure, PA – March 2017– JustBen Agriculture today announced that it has received approval for its research proposal to grow hemp under the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Industrial Hemp Research […]

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JustBen Agriculture Granted Permit to Conduct Industrial Hemp Research

03/16/2017 State Ag Department Greenlights 16 Promising Industrial Hemp Research Projects Projects Mark Return of Hemp to PA following Gov. Wolf’s Signing of Act 92 Harrisburg, PA – After decades of being gone from the landscape of Pennsylvania, a promising and versatile crop with enormous market potential will soon be back in the Keystone State, […]

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Pennsylvania Launches Research Program for Industrial Hemp

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has opened the application process for pilot hemp research projects, and released this statement: Pennsylvania is one step closer to reintroducing industrial hemp to the Keystone State as the Department of Agriculture today released the application and guidelines to conduct pilot research projects that will help to determine opportunities for […]

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